3 hurt in blast near Iligan police station
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