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2 dead, 3 hurt in Zamboanga mosque grenade blast

/ 07:20 AM January 30, 2019
Grenade found near school in Cotabato City

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ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Two persons were killed and three others were wounded when a grenade was thrown inside a Mahardika mosque in Logoy Diutay, Barangay Talon-talon, here at 12:20 a.m., Wednesday.

Chief Inspector Shellamae Chang, spokesperson of the Zamboanga City Police, said Sattal M. Bato, 47, and Rex Z. Habil, 46, died in the blast.

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Three persons identified as Palaon Saji Asgali,44; Alnizkar Sabbaha, 30;  and Jikilani J. Abdulgani, 60; sustained injuries and were brought to a nearby hospital for medical attention.

Habil was a kagawad in Barangay Matatag of Lamitan City.

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The owner of the mosque is a retired police official.

The victims, numbering around 10 were sleeping when an unidentified attacker lobbed the grenade through an open jalousie window. /cbb

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