Philippines: Thousands of dynamites intended to harm soldiers seized in Bukidnon

Thousands of dynamites said to be used in a planned bombing of patrolling troops and government facilities were seized by the elements of the Army’s 8 Infantry (Dependable) Battalion (8th IB) in Malinao area, Barangay Kalusangay, Malaybalay City, Bukidnon province.

Public Affairs Office (PAO) chief of the Army’s 4th Infantry (Diamond) Division (4thID) Maj. Francisco P. Garello, Jr. told The Manila Bulletin on Monday that 1,076 pieces of 22mm x 189 grams dynamites and anti-personnel mine (APM) were seized by the joint elements of the 8th IB, Bukidnon Provincial Intelligence Unit, Bukidnon Provincial Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Canine last week (Oct. 8), after the revelation of the surrendered Communist New People’s Army Terrorist (CNT).

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Source: Manila Bulletin