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Blast rocks maximum security compound inside Bilibid


12:26 PM November 16th, 2012

By: Tetch Torres, November 16th, 2012 12:26 PM

MANILA, Philippines— An explosion occurred inside the New Bilibid Prison’s Maximum Security Compound Friday morning, Justice Undersecretary Francisco Baraan said.

The explosion occurred at 5:15 a.m., Baraan said while the inmates were starting with their morning exercise.

Baraan said initial information they received showed that it was a grenade that exploded inside Building 11 of the NBP.

“CCTV footage showed that it was an inmate who threw the explosive device,” Baraan said.

He said the victims have brought to the NBP hospital for treatment.

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