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Grenade thrown at Sultan Kudarat police station; cop injured

/ 08:55 AM May 27, 2015

KIDAPAWAN CITY, Philippines — A policeman was injured when a still unidentified suspect lobbed a grenade at the police station of Esperanza town in Sultan Kudarat province on Wednesday.

In a dispatch, the Sultan Kudarat provincial police office said the grenade landed and exploded outside the Esperanza police station.

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The report said SPO1 Arlan Ramales, a member of the town police, sustained shrapnel injuries during the 4:50 a.m. attack that also damaged the glass door and window jalousies of the police office.

A post-blast investigation conducted by the provincial police’s Explosive and Ordnance Disposal Team yielded metal fragments from the grenade and its pull ring.

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The investigation was continuing as of this hour to establish the motive and identity of the suspects, the dispatch said. Williamor Magbanua

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