DATU ODIN SINSUAT, Maguindanao (MindaNews / 19 Jan) – Two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) exploded separately early morning in this town Friday, the military said.
Capt. Arvin Encinas, spokesperson of the Army’s 6th Infantry Division, said the explosions took place in Barangay Semba not far from the 6ID’s training camp.
The first explosion occurred 6 a.m., followed by another one 36 minutes later.
Encinas said that fortunately, no motorists or school children were hit in the explosions even though the road was already busy at that time.
He said they were not sure yet if the explosions were intended for the soldiers because 10 minutes before the first blast, an Army truck passed by.
Encinas said they are still coordinating with the police as to the identity of the suspects and the motive. (Ferdinandh Cabrera / MindaNews)