Philippines: IED Functioned Inside Bus, Second Device Found

Submitted by akrayia on Tue, 11/08/2022 - 12:45
TRIPwire, 7 November 2022 On 6 November 2022, at approximately 1130 hours local time, local army and police responded after an IED functioned inside a public transport bus in Tacurong city in Sultan Kudarat province, killing a passenger and injuring 11 others. Explosive experts found a second IED on the bus during a post-blast analysis of the scene and rendered it safe. According to local police, bomb fragmentation and the second IED found on the bus indicate that a cellular phone was likely used to trigger the IED. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, and the investigation is ongoing.