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Grenade explodes near school in Lanao Norte town; no one hurt

By: - Correspondent / @rumelINQ
/ 05:00 PM May 09, 2016
A soldier stands beside voters waiting for their turn to cast votes outside a polling center in Shariff Aguak Elementary School in Shariff Aguak town in Maguindanao.PHOTO BY JEOFFREY MAITEM / INQUIRER MINDANAO

A soldier stands beside residents waiting for their turn to cast votes outside a polling center in Shariff Aguak Elementary School in Shariff Aguak town in Maguindanao.  Sights such as these are common in Mindanao, where there is a heavy deployment of  soldiers during election day. PHOTO BY JEOFFREY MAITEM / INQUIRER MINDANAO

TAGOLOAN, Lanao del Norte — An M203 grenade exploded near the Diamyun Elementary School here at about 1:30 p.m. Monday.

Col. Anthon Abrina, chief of the Army’s 4th Mechanized Infantry Battalion, said voters scampered for safety, but no one was hurt in the explosion.

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“Government forces are tracking down the suspects who fled to the interior mountainous part,” Abrina said.  SFM/rga

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