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7 hurt in grenade blast in Davao del Norte

By: - Reporter / @JohnMRoson
/ 12:24 AM November 12, 2011

MANILA, Philippines — Seven people were hurt as a grenade lobbed by suspected members of the New People’s Army exploded at a military checkpoint in Panabo City Friday, an official said.

The explosion occurred at the Army’s 69th Infantry Battalion in Barangay (village) San Roque around 6:30 p.m., said Colonel Leopoldo Galon, Eastmincom spokesman.

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Four soldiers, one militiaman, and two civilians were wounded and taken to Rivera Hospital in Panabo City, said Galon.

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