More than a dozen IEDs found in North Cotabato

Soldiers recovered Friday home-made explosives packed with bent nails and metal fragments with jagged edges in a hideout of the Dawlah Islamiya near the Liguasan Delta.

The improvised explosive devices were found in an abandoned house in Barangay Manaulanan in Pikit town in North Cotabato, where there is clandestine presence of Dawlah Islamiya forces.

Combined personnel of the Army’s 7th and 34th Infantry Battalions and the 62nd Division Reconnaissance Company of the 6th Infantry Division discovered the IED stockpile in Barangay Manaulanan in Pikit, North Cotabato while patrolling to check on the reported sightings there of gunmen clad in black clothes.

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Source: Philstar Global