MAGUINDANAO - Shariff Aguak MPS responded to an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) explosion transpired at Barangay Mother Labu-Labu, Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao on November 30, 2020.
Report from Maguindanao Police Provincial Office disclosed that unidentified perpetrator/s thrown an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) on the Lining Patrol Base CAA Detachment at the said barangay. Two (2) victims, identified as Staff Sergeant Randy Guleng, member of 11 Mechanize Company, 1st Mechanize Battalion and Marex S Sangkupan, 20 years old, male, member of Civilian Armed Forces Geographical Units and a resident of Datu Saudi Ampatuan, Maguindanao suffered blast wounds caused by the said explosion. Victims were rushed to IPHO-Maguindanao for immediate medication.
Personnel of Shariff Aguak MPS secured the perimeter of the blast site and are now conducting thorough investigation while adjacent Municipal Police Stations are on full alert status.
Regional Director, PRO BAR, Police Brigadier General Samuel P Rodriguez directed all PNP Intelligence operatives to coordinate with AFP counterpart to identify the perpetrator/s for the filing of criminal case.
PRO BAR assures the public that the incident is now under investigation. Operatives of MAG-PPO are now on heightened alert, making sure of the safety of the people in Maguindanao.