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5 females, 5 males among dead in Davao blast—Vice Mayor Duterte

By: - Correspondent / @kmanlupigINQ
/ 01:15 AM September 03, 2016
At least 10 people were killed in a powerful blast that ripped through a night market in Davao City on Friday evening. KARLOS MANLUPIG/INQUIRER MINDANAO

At least 10 people were killed in a powerful blast that ripped through a night market in Davao City on Friday evening. KARLOS MANLUPIG/INQUIRER MINDANAO

DAVAO CITY, Philippines—Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte said he saw five females and five males as among those killed in the explosion in a night market here Friday night.

READ: At least 10 dead, dozens wounded in Davao night market blast
“Three of them were wearing massage therapist uniforms,” Duterte said.
But the vice mayor said they could still not identify what caused the blast.
“Initially, ang sabi LPG. Kailangan pa i-confirm yan. Wala pa sinasabi ang bomb squad and EOD,” he said.

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(They say [the cause] is LPG. It needs to be confirmed. The bomb squad and EOD [have yet to issue a statement].”
Hundreds of people go to the night market which features street food, massage and rows of ukay-ukay stalls.
The explosion happened some 100 meters away from the Ateneo de Davao University. TVJ

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