Philippines: 1 dead, 11 hurt in Tacurong City bus bombing

A passenger was killed while 11 others were badly hurt in a bomb explosion inside a bus in Tacurong City in Sultan Kudarat province at noon on Sunday.

Police Lt. Col. Joan Maganto, chief of the Tacurong City Police, said Sunday the unit of the Yellow Bus Company was on its way to the city terminal from Cotabato province when the improvised explosive device went off.

Probers are certain the IED used in the attack was detonated from a distance using a mobile phone.

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Source: Philstar News

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