SOLDIERS cheated death as an improvised explosive device (IED) planted by unidentified suspects exploded along the national highway where military trucks were passing yesterday morning in Maguindanao.
Reports said the incident occurred at around 7:20 a.m. along the national highway of Bgy. Satan, Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao.
Initial investigation revealed that a KM 450 military truck (SJE 534) of the Army’s 601st DRC Company was traversing the said highway when the explosion occurred.
Fortunately, no one was reported injured during the incident.
Personnel of the Army’s 34th Explosive and Ordnance Division (EOD) of the 1st Mechanized IB immediately cleared the area.