Philippines: Bomb-making materials seized in Cavite province

Two suspects were apprehended by the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) for the illegal trading of bomb-making materials on Thursday. The suspects were identified as Charlito Tenorio and Jay-ar Suson who were arrested in separate operations under Oplan Paglalansag Read More …

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. Read More …

Philippines: Army disposes 77 IHL-banned APMs seized from CPP-NPA in Mindanao

Cagayan de Oro City – The Army’ 4th Infantry Division (4ID) successfully disposed of more than 70 improvised explosive devices (IEDs) seized from the communist terrorist groups (CTG), commonly known as the Communist Party of the Philippines – New People’s Read More …

Philippines: US donates communication equipment, bomb disposal gears to improve PNP’s anti-terror capability

The United States has donated vehicles, communication equipment and bomb disposal protective gear to the Philippine National Police (PNP) in a bid to improve the country’s operational capability against terrorism. Among those donated were laptop computers, 4 units of Ford Read More …

Philippines: 8 hurt in Maguindanao IED explosion

Eight people were hurt after an improvised explosive device (IED) went off at the town plaza of Datu Piang in Maguindanao on Saturday, September 18, 2021, while a volleyball tournament was taking place. Datu Piang Mayor Victor Samama said the Read More …

Salaknib ’21; U.S. and Philippine Army Strengthen Partnership

Fort Magsaysay, PHILIPPINES – Approximately 60 soldiers from U.S. Army Pacific Command, led by the 5th Security Force Assistance Brigade, trained side by side with the Philippine Army’s 1st Brigade Combat Team from July 9-31, 2021 at Fort Magsaysay as Read More …

Philippines: 2 soldiers wounded in Basilan IED blast

Two soldiers were wounded when unidentified men detonated an improvised explosive device near an Army detachment in Lamitan, Basilan yesterday. Cpl. Cyrus Bunda and Pvt. Arny Vember were manning a checkpoint of the 68th Infantry Battalion in Barangay Campo Uno Read More …

Philippines: Soldier killed in Maguindanao roadside bombing

A soldier was killed and six others were wounded when an improvised explosive device (IED) planted along the road in Datu Hoffer Ampatuan went off before dawn on Thursday. The identity of the fatality was withheld pending notification of his Read More …