8 hurt in Maguindanao volleyball game explosion | Inquirer News
Close  

8 hurt in Maguindanao volleyball game explosion

/ 06:30 PM September 18, 2021

explosion vaolleyball game

CAMP SIONGO, Maguindanao — At least eight persons who were watching a volleyball game in Datu Piang town, Maguindanao province were hurt when an explosive went off on Saturday (Sept. 18).

ADVERTISEMENT

Lt. Colonel John Paul Baldomar, the spokesman for the Army’s 6th Infantry Division, said an initial investigation showed that a grenade was lobbed in the middle of the spectators.

But police and Army bomb experts are also looking at the possibility that the suspects used a phone-triggered improvised explosive device.

FEATURED STORIES

The blast occurred at about 3 p.m. in the Datu Piang municipal covered court located at the town center.

Authorities are still determining the motive behind the attack.

/MUF

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.
Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Explosion, Maguindanao, volleyball game
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and
acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2021 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.