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 …

Philippines: Troops seize bombs in South Cotabato province

Troops have seized improvised bombs, bomb-making materials and other personal belongings following a clash with a group of Daulah Islamiyah terrorists in South Cotabato, the military said Tuesday, July 27. Lieutenant General Corleto Vinluan Jr., commander of the Western Mindanao Read More …

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 …