3 hurt in blast near Iligan police station | Inquirer News

3 hurt in blast near Iligan police station

/ 08:13 PM December 07, 2016


Curious onlookers watch as police officers secure the blast site in Iligan City. PHOTO CONTRIBUTED BY NARMAN PABILLARAN


ILIGAN CITY — Three persons were injured in an explosion at the city plaza on Wednesday night, police said.


The plaza is just in front of a police station.


Col. Alex Aduca, chief of the 4th Mechanized Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army, confirmed to the Philippine Daily Inquirer the 7 p.m. blast.

Aduca said he sent his troops to the crime scene to check what kind of explosives went off but the police said a grenade exploded.

Police said three persons were wounded and were brought to a nearby hospital.

Supt. Leony Roy Ga, Iligan City Police chief, said the three injured were all civilians.

He added that a grenade exploded in the plaza.  SFM

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