Philippines: Alleged mastermind behind North Cotabato bus bombing, arson captured

The alleged mastermind of arson and bombing attacks targeting buses in North Cotabato this year has been arrested, the military said. Suspect Ali Akbar was arrested by security forces during an operation in Kidapawan City on Monday (June 21), according Read More …

Philippines: Jack Russel Terrier puppies to train on bomb detection

The Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) Explosive and Ordnance Division (EOD) and K-9 Unit recently received two male puppies it would be raising and training to become Explosive Detection Dogs (EDD). Mayor Jerry Treñas said the Jack Russel Terrier puppies Read More …

Philippines: Man arrested after 53 sacks of explosive chemicals, bomb-making materials seized

Police arrested a man and seized a large volume of explosive chemicals and materials for bomb-making during a raid Saturday morning in an island town of Olutanga, Zamboanga Sibugay, according to official. Col. Albert Larubis, Zamboanga Sibugay Provincial Police Office Read More …

Philippines: Police find improvised bomb near GenSan bus terminal

Police bomb experts today disarmed a bomb near the bus terminal in this city. Col. Gilberto Tuzon, city police director, said they were looking into who left the improvised explosive device and their motives. The improvised bomb was fashioned out Read More …

Philippines: ASG bomb component suppliers nabbed in Sulu

Military and police operatives arrested two suppliers of bomb-making components to the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in Sulu province, military officials said. Maj. Gen. William Gonzales, 11th Infantry Division commander, identified the arrested suspects as Akkang Suraili Omaron, a resident Read More …