Cop, 8 others hurt in Iligan City blast

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ILIGAN CITY, Philippines – Nine persons, including a cop, were injured when a bomb exploded near a pawnshop here Monday morning.

Police Officer 1 Karen Barreto said the bomb went off in front of the M. Lhuillier pawnshop along Mercado Street, Quezon Avenue Poblacion in Iligan City around 10:15 a.m.

A radio report quoted city police director, Senior Superitendent Raul Diones as saying that among the wounded victims was a cop identified as Police Office 3 Jun Cabahug, along with five other men and three women.

The report said the explosive device was allegedly attached to Cabahug’s motorcycle that was parked in front of the pawnshop and it went off when the victim boarded his motor.

The report said  Cabahug might have been the lone target of the attack.

The incident was placed for further investigation, the police said.

 Originally posted at 12:01 pm | Monday, Jan. 21, 2013

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  • Mamang Pulis

    saan yan banda? sa old gaisano? sa merry muffet?

    ano susunod?—yun tulay ulit at kapag bitin kayo sa lagay ng napocor?

  • http://www.facebook.com/jtpenton Musta Na Mo

    what the government is doing to stop this kind of mess…that they lauded themselves that their good governance is now reaping its fruits…

  • billy scott

    shet those terrorists

    • Mamang Pulis

      sumasakay yan sa ‘terrorist’–mga gangster yan hindi naka kuha ng lagay sa negosyo–o malamang—kumpetesyun yan —tinatakot.

      style yan ng mga muks dito.

      • Zeratul Brewmaster

        sino po ung mga muks?

      • Mamang Pulis

        yun mga kalaban ni zeratul….

  • http://www.facebook.com/sonjasonrot Jason Galano Navidad

    what’s new?

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