Philippines blast: 14 killed, 67 injured in Davao city

Manila: As per the information given by the police officials, minimum of 14 persons have lost their lives while 67 got injured in an explosion that took place at a market in Philippines’ Davao city.

Police Station Commander Milgrace Driz talking to media stated that the casualty figures were based on the latest information from area hospitals.

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Communication Secretary Martin Andanar stated: “Based on initial investigation, police found shrapnel from a mortar-based improvised explosive device.”

The explosion occurred yesterday night around 11.00 p.m. at a busy night market in the city centre.


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