Philippines: Soldier killed, 4 hurt in Maguindanao roadside bombing


A roadside bomb ripped through a Philippine Marine vehicle on Friday evening in Datu Hofer, Maguindanao, killing a serviceman and wounding four others.

An initial report sent to Col. Arnold Santiago, Maguindanao police director, identified the fatality only as a certain Private Angot, a member of the 5th Marine Battalion Landing Team under the 1st Marine Brigade.

The wounded were only identified as Sergeants Erasmo and Ahmad, and Privates 1st Class Nolledo and Ullanes, the report added.

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Source: Philippine News Agency