Philippines: 6 hurt in North Cotabato bus bomb blast


At least six persons were injured when an improvised explosive device (IED) went off inside a traveling Mindanao Star Bus (MSB) in Barangay San Mateo here Tuesday.

Col. Henry Villar, provincial police director, said investigators were still at the blast site conducting a post-blast investigation following the 8:10 a.m. explosion at the rear portion of the Cotabato City-bound bus.

Initial reports showed six of the 20 passengers were taken to various hospitals in Midsayap, North Cotabato. Among the injured were minors.

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Source: Philippine News Agency