Bomb explodes in Cotabato town

Posted at 01/26/2014 10:58 AM

MIDSAYAP, North Cotabato, Philippines – An improvised explosive device (IED) exploded at Campo Americano in Barangay Nabalawag, Midsayap in North Cotabato late Saturday afternoon.

The bomb went off around 5 p.m. when a KM 450 military truck passed by the area after transporting squad tents to the Tampat Patrol base in Barangay Olandang near Datu Piang, Maguindanao.

No one was injured in the explosion.

Authorities are still investigating the motive of the incident and the group responsible for the explosion.