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Grenade explodes in front of business establishment


A grenade explodedin front of a business establishment along the National Highway in Barangay Tuburan, Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur Province on Friday afternoon.

Police Regional Office 9 (PRO9) spokesperson, Chief Inspector Helen Galvez said that the explosion occurred at the vicinity of Southern Philippines Agri-Machinery Center owned by Jesse John Mediodia Derayunan.

Galvez disclosed that the owner received a call informing him that an explosion occurred outside his business establishment.

Explosive and Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technician, PO3 Reuben Balido confirmed that the explosion was caused by a fragmentation hand grenade that was allegedly hurled in the area as evidencedbya fuse recovered by the bomb squad.

Investigator-on-case, PO2 Mizrach Lapid is still conducting a deeper investigation on the incident.  (Eugene A. Lasprilla)

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