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North Cotabato cops ordered to boost security after grenade attacks

/ 02:30 PM November 16, 2015

KIDAPAWAN CITY, North Cotabato, Philippines — North Cotabato Governor Emmylou Talino-Mendoza ordered the police to boost security in all areas following the series of grenade throwing in the town of Kabacan.

On Sunday night, a grenade exploded at the parking area of a gasoline station in Barangay Poblacion in Kabacan.

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No one was hurt in the attack, but it sent some residents into panic.

On Saturday evening, five people, including two children, were hurt when a fragmentation grenade exploded at the corner of the busy Rizal and Malvar Streets.

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On Thursday afternoon, a four-year old girl was hurt when men riding on a motorcycle tossed a grenade near a police outpost along the national highway.

Mendoza said she has instructed the local police to conduct a thorough investigation to determine the identity of the suspects and their motive. SFM

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