IED parts, components recovered

FIFTY-THREE pieces of improvise explosive devices and components were recovered by the 60th Infantry Battalion along the Bagan River of the tri-boundaries of Barangay Datu Davao, Laak, Compostela Valley, Kapalong, Davao Del Norte and Agusan del Sur on Dec. 24.

Speaking on Wednesday’s AFP-PNP press conference held at Royal Mandaya hotel, Maj. Gen. Rafael Valencia, commander of 10th Infantry Division, said the troops and government militiamen were conducting patrol around 8 a.m. when they stumbled into bomb components.

​They were able to recover 53 pieces of IED; 560 sticks of Superdyne liquid explosives (125 grams each); 25 kilos ammonium nitrate; 130-meter time fuse and 24-meter host level size ¼, which serves as cap blasting holder.

The recovered items are now at the 60th Infantry Battalion headquarters for proper disposition.

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