Grenade blast kills 1 in Basilan

Rappler.com
The explosion involved a fragmentation grenade, which was set off at the house of Reynaldo delos Santos in Barangay Matibay at past 5 am

MANILA, Philippines – One person died in a grenade explosion in Lamitan City, Basilan on Wednesday morning, July 17.

The explosion involved a fragmentation grenade, which was set off at the house of Reynaldo delos Santos in Barangay Matibay at past 5 am.

The fatality was identified as Sapiya Mansul. Mansul is the wife of a barangay captain from Sibago Island in Mohammad Adjul town.

Delos Santos’ wife, Sonia, was also injured in the explosion.

Authorities are now investigating the incident. – Rappler.com

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