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MANILA, Philippines – An improvised explosive device (IED) blew up at around 8:00 pm on Friday, December 30 in Basilan province. The explosion occurred near the exit gate of Lamitan City Hall.
No injuries or casualties were reported in the blast. An investigation is currently underway.
A GMA News report added the explosion came less than a week after a blast at a Lamitan City Chapel. Security forces, meanwhile, are on alert across the city, with checkpoints set up in a number of locations. – Rappler.com