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.

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.