facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Bomb on motorcycle kills 5, injures 25 in Philippines

Aug. 5, 2013 at 8:04 AM   |   Comments

COTABATO CITY, Philippines, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Five people died and 25 others were injured Monday when an explosive device attached to a motorcycle went off in Cotabato City, Philippines, police said.

The blast took place around 4:40 p.m. local time on Sinsuat Avenue, Senior Superintendent Rolen Balquin, acting city director told The Philippine Daily Inquirer.

"The explosion was on a very busy street. There are five confirmed fatalities," Balquin said.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Marijuana decriminalized in Philadelphia Marijuana decriminalized in Philadelphia
2
Reports claim Ukraine used cluster bombs in Donetsk city Reports claim Ukraine used cluster bombs in Donetsk city
3
Christian minister helps two lesbian couples sue Mississipi over same-sex marriage ban Christian minister helps two lesbian couples sue Mississipi over same-sex marriage ban
4
Liberals and conservatives get their news from different sources Liberals and conservatives get their news from different sources
5
Russia prepares militarization of Arctic Russia prepares militarization of Arctic
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback