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Mohammad Yusoph bin Abdillah

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The bloodied victims' bodies. Photo courtesy by Abel Daud Talib

The bloodied victims’ bodies. Photo courtesy by Abel Daud Talib

Lower Salbu, Datu Saudi Ampatuan, Maguindanao – [02.17.16] – The Municipal Treasurer of Datu Salibo, Maguindanao and three others died along the highway in Lower Salbu, Datu Saudi Ampatuan, Maguindanao when their vehicle has accidentally run over a bomb on the road Tuesday evening.

The  family of Nordin Macabangen were travelling on board a Toyota Innova en route to their residence in Barangay Pagatin in Datu Salibo from Cotabato City, when they opted to change the route due to the ongoing encounter in the area, the source revealed.

Upon reaching Lower Salbu, Datu Saudi Ampatuan the tragic bomb explosion happened at 6:00 o’ clock in the evening.

Municipal Treasurer Nordin Macabangen, Alex Alaf-Norodin, a five years old baby girl and another passenger died on the spot due to the powerful  impact as their vehicle was in total wreck, the source said.

Luckily, Macabangen’s wife has miraculously survived, although she was wounded in the explosion.

No one claimed responsibility to the explosion.