MANILA, Oct 31 (Mabuhay) – Patrolling soldiers found a suspected improvised explosive device (IED) in a cemetery in Jolo, Sulu, on Saturday morning.
Brig. Gen. Alan Arrojado, commander of the military’s Joint Task Group Sulu, said that the IED was found by the Explosive and Ordnance Team of the 2nd Marine Brigade at the Mt. Carmel Cemetery at around 7 a.m.
Arrojado said that the soldiers, with K9 units, discovered the IED placed inside a bag.
The improvised bomb was composed of ammonium nitrate placed in a 10-liter plastic container, and a cellphone detonator.
Arrojado said investigations are ongoing to determine who planted the bomb at the cemetery. (MNS)