Philippines: IED explosion kills motorcycle driver in Maguindanao

A passing motorcycle driver was killed while his backrider was rushed to a nearby hospital after a powerful explosion hit them while traversing the national road going to downtown South Upi, Maguindanao 5:45 a.m. Tuesday.

Around 10:30 a.m., another improvised explosive device was found in the market area by vigilant market goers who immediately reported to authorities. A huge 105mm mortar round connected to a triggering device was immediately disarmed by responding explosive ordnance disposal teams from the police and military.

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Source: Minda News