Davao mayor cancels trip due to explosion
Subscribe Now February 01, 2011 at 02:51pm
Santiago said the New People’s Army planted the landmine that injured a soldier, who is part of the road security for the service caravan.
"The convoy of Mayor Sara Duterte was on its way to Paquibato when the landmine explosion took place, prompting the city government to cancel its planned outreach program," Santiago said.
Monday’s landmine explosion was the second in Paquibato since the start of the year.
On January 18, two soldiers died while eight other government troopers were injured when a landmine also exploded while they were pursuing NPA rebels following a brief clash in Paquibato district in Davao City.
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