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Police disarm landmines planted on N. Cotabato roadside

/ 11:13 AM November 20, 2012

KIDAPAWAN CITY, Philippines—Two improvised landmines planted along national highway in the village of Marbel here were recovered by authorities around 7:45 a.m. Tuesday.

The landmines were placed some three meters from a waiting shed where students of the Jalipa Memorial High School usually stay during break time.

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Superintendent Renante Cabico, Kidapawan  police chief, said the explosives were planted by unidentified person Monday nigh less than a kilometer away from a command post of the military’s 57th Infantry Battalion.

Cabico said a farmer discovered the explosives after noticing wires protruding from the ground.

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Police are still investigating the incident.

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