1 hurt in North Cotabato blast

Karlos Manlupig
The explosion happened around 7 pm in Barangay Poblacion, Kabacan town

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – A loud explosion rocked Kabacan town in North Cotabato on Saturday, June 22, hurting a resident, a military official said.

Col Leopoldo Galon, chief of the military’s 5th Civil Relations Group, said the explosion happened around 7 pm at Weihong Marketing office, located at the corner of Sinamar Street and the national highway in Barangay Poblacion.

Galon said the North Cotabato Provincial Police Office bomb squad and the 63rd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team of the Philippine Army were immediately deployed to secure the blast site.

“Joint post-blast investigation is ongoing,” he said. – Rappler.com