Troops seize IEDs as hunt vs. Dawlah Islamiya continues


Government troops recovered on Saturday improvised bombs and bomb-making materials while tracking down fleeing Dawlah Islamiya members, who are the target of surgical military operations in Maguindanao.

The improvised bombs and bomb-making components were recovered in several areas in Shariff Saydona Mustapha, Maguindanao, by the elements of the Army’s 1st Mechanized Battalion and 601st Infantry Brigade troops, a military official said.

An improvised explosive device (IED) was recovered by soldiers along the road leading to the enemy lair while they were conducting clearing operations.

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Source: Philippine News Agency