Alleged IED explosions injure 1 in Basilan
BASILAN, Philippines – One person was reportedly injured following explosions at Sitio Sangian, Barangay Upper Cabengbeng and Barangay Tumahubong, both in Sumisip, Basilan on Sunday, March 20.
The alleged IED explosions occurred at around 9:00 pm, with the explosion in Tumahubong occurring near a proposed venue for the Basilan Circumferential Road project.
President Benigno Aquino III is expected to speak at Barangay Tumahubong on Monday.
Maswal Mahilul, a resident of Upper Cabengbeng, was reported injured in one explosion.
Clearing operations are ongoing, while military personnel are on standby at Barangay Marang for an alleged ambush said by residents to be expected to occur some place between Barangay Marang and Barangay Tumahubong. – Rappler.com