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2 killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 02:59 PM November 28, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — A police officer died while 11 others were injured after a grenade exploded at a school in Misamis Oriental on Thursday morning.

An initial report from Police Regional Office 10 identified the fatality as Police Senior Master Sergeant Jason Magno; while the 11 wounded include Police Senior Master Sergeant Alice Balido.

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According to police, an unidentified man threw the grenade at a school in the municipality of Initao around 11:20 a.m. and that the suspect was eventually shot dead by responding authorities.

Meanwhile, all victims were rushed to the Misamis Oriental Provincial Hospital where Magno died while undergoing treatment.

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Members of Initao Police Explosive Ordnance Disposal responded to the incident.

Edited by KGA
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