Army, Coast Guard speedboats damaged after Masbate port explosion


Two rescue speedboats of the Philippine Army and Philippine Coast Guard were damaged when an improvised explosive device, set up by still unidentified suspects near the Coast Guard office, exploded at the Masbate City Port in Bapor Village, Masbate City, Masbate Monday morning.

Chief Insp. Maria Luisa Calubaquib, spokesperson of the Police Regional Office 5 (Bicol) said no injury was reported.

At around 12:30 a.m. Monday, a loud explosion from the port area was heard by residents in the village, she added.

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Source: Philippine News Agency