CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao – Two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) were recovered in Guindulungan, Maguindanao yesterday morning (April 13) by the troops of 7th Infantry Battalion with the help of Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).
The IEDs were discovered in Sitios Dungguan and Dama Kayo of Brgy Kalumamis when the troops acted on a report from a concerned civilian.
Upon technical evaluation by 3rd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team of the Army, the IEDs were made of 60mm and 81mm mortars with electrical detonators and blasting caps filled with flash powder.
Joint Task Force Central Commander Maj. Gen Diosdado C. Carreon commended 7IB under Lt. Col. Rommel S. Valencia and the 601st Brigade under
its Officer-in-Charge, Col. Joel Q. Mamon for their latest accomplishment in the fight against terrorism. He likewise acknowledged the support of the MILF.
“The discoveries of IEDs helped in sustaining peace and order situation in Central Mindanao”, Maj. Gen. Carreon added.
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