improvised explosive device - updates

Rappler's latest stories on improvised explosive device


At least 5 injured in twin IED blasts in Cotabato province

Dec 22, 2019 - 8:40 PM

(3rd UPDATE) The twin blasts in Cotabato province on Sunday evening, December 22, follow a grenade attack in Cotabato City

Ex-cop arrested in Northern Samar over possession of IED

Nov 24, 2018 - 7:40 PM

Authorities say retired Police Officer 2 Dario Bolandia Ayes owns the site where boxes containing improvised explosive devices have been found

3 dead, 36 hurt in Sultan Kudarat blast

Aug 28, 2018 - 10:23 PM

(6th UPDATE) The improvised explosive device detonates at around 8:34 pm in Barangay Kalawag 3, Isulan town

Two explosions rock Koronadal City – reports

Apr 29, 2018 - 2:52 PM

(UPDATED) Reports say IEDs were planted in different public areas: one near Christ the King Cathedral along Rizal Street, another near a convenience store

Kids, parents learn how to recognize Marawi bombs that didn't explode

Dec 12, 2017 - 6:30 PM

As Marawi residents head back home, they are taught how to recognize improvised explosive devices that the armed conflict left behind

Photo by Ana Santos/Rappler

Coins, nails used as shrapnel for Maute bombs in Marawi

Sep 29, 2017 - 6:32 PM

Crisis spokesperson Zia Alonto Adiong hits the Maute Group for using the Bato Mosque to manufacture IEDs

The final push: Inside the Marawi battle area

Sep 17, 2017 - 10:55 PM

Rappler Carmela Fonbuena joins the first group of journalists allowed to enter the heart of the battle area. Watch her report.

WAR ZONE. Clashes with local terror groups linked with Islamic State nears 4 months. Screenshot of military handout video

Snipers and IEDs: Deadly combination in Marawi war zone

Jul 27, 2017 - 9:44 AM

Mahirap na combination ang IED at sniping Kapag mabagal ka sniper ang dadale sa iyo Kapag mabilis IED says an officer on the ground

THE NEW CHALLENGE. An improvised explosive device hidden in one of the buildings abandoned by the local terrorist groups in Marawi. Screenshot from a military video

3 cops injured in Maguindanao blast

May 09, 2017 - 5:06 PM

An improvised explosive device attached to a police vehicle goes off in Mamasapano Maguindanao

IED BLAST. 3 cops are injured in Mamasapano, Mindanao as a result of an IED explosion. Photo courtesy of CSupt Reuben Theodore Sindac/PNP

2 children killed, 3 injured in Basilan explosion

Jan 29, 2017 - 9:50 PM

The military blames the Abu Sayyaf for the explosion saying the terror group meant to sow fear in the area

Mother injured, daughter dead in Lamitan blast

Jan 15, 2017 - 11:15 PM

Witnesses say the mother and her 11 year old daughter were gathering coconuts for dinner when an improvised explosive device went off

IED blast strikes Lamitan City hall

Dec 31, 2016 - 12:10 AM

No injuries or casualties are reported in the blast

Dela Rosa: Heightened alert in malls

Nov 28, 2016 - 2:05 PM

After a bomb is discovered outside the US embassy in Manila Philippine National Police chief Ronald dela Rosa says they may revive checkpoints

Improvised bomb found near US embassy in Manila

Nov 28, 2016 - 9:25 AM

UPDATED PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa declares it as an attempted act of terrorism meant to divert government attention from the Maute group in Mindanao

A member of the Manila Police District Bomb squad wears a bomb suit while neutralizing an improvised explosive device (IED) found near the US Embassy in Manila on November 28, 2016. Ben Nabong/Rappler

Man with bomb nabbed at Davao checkpoint

Mar 26, 2016 - 2:28 PM

On March 25 2016 a suspect claims he carried the improvised explosive device in his backpack upon orders of the New People s Army

APPREHENDED. Roy "Steve" Bulat-Ag Moreno was arrested for illegal possession of explosives. Photo from Task Force Davao

Army foils bombing attempt in Sultan Kudarat town

Feb 20, 2016 - 1:11 PM

Authorities say no one was hurt in the incident considered the first of its kind in the town s recent history

Explosion hits Tacurong after Robredo visit

Feb 02, 2016 - 5:41 PM

UPDATED Liberal Party vice presidential bet Leni Robredo condemns the bombing that left two people wounded

Basilan explosion kills soldier

Aug 02, 2015 - 8:27 PM

The soldier is declared dead on arrival in a nearby city hospital

Female suicide bomber kills 6 in Nigeria market

Jul 31, 2015 - 10:21 PM

The market attack comes on the day the newly appointed head of the regional multinational force Major General Iliya Abbah formally took over

Bomb attack on bus foiled in Sultan Kudarat

Apr 09, 2015 - 4:06 PM

Authorities discover the improvised explosive device when a Yellow Bus Line unit from Tacurong City stopped at a police checkpoint on its way to Isulan

Homemade bomb explodes near GenSan city hall

Sep 16, 2014 - 9:05 PM

Philippine Army Col Paterno Reynato Padua head of the Joint Task Force GenSant says an improvised explosive device was planted in a box at the city s monument of national hero Jose Rizal

5 hurt in Cotabato City bomb blast

Aug 19, 2014 - 11:22 PM

An improvised explosive device IED explodes near the Cotabato City plaza at around 8:30 p m Tuesday August 19 wounding at least 5 people including a soldier

BLAST. An improvised explosive device (IED) explodes near the Cotabato City plaza at around 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 19. Photo by Rappler

Bomb found along North Cotabato highway

Feb 05, 2014 - 10:21 PM

Authorities detonated the improvised explosive after defusing it

Basilan mayor's house hit by blast

Dec 14, 2013 - 11:06 AM

2nd UPDATE No injuries were reported after the blast

Pentagon agency's Twitter account deleted for 'poor taste'

Sep 21, 2013 - 12:53 AM

A JIEDDO staff member tweeted Were they re showing Gigli? Bomb explosions occur at 2 movie theaters in the Philippines the IED is a global threat in reference to a 2003 rom com film that flopped at the box office

Soldier killed, 3 others injured in Sulu blast

Jul 28, 2013 - 2:25 PM

The 4 were trying to dispose an improvised explosive device recovered in Sitio Satan Barangay Tiptipon Jolo Sulu on Saturday

Suspected ASG member killed in Basilan blast

Jul 03, 2013 - 12:26 PM

Policemen have yet to identify the man who carried and was killed by the explosive in Lamitan

Improvised bomb hits Cotabato transmission tower

May 07, 2013 - 10:49 AM

Election sabotage is possible motive according to the police

6 hurt in Sultan Kudarat bus bombings

Dec 30, 2012 - 10:16 AM

Six people were injured when two buses were bombed on a southern Philippines highway police and the military said Sunday