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2 injured in Kudarat blast

  • Written by Zaida delos Reyes-Palanca
  • Published in Provincial
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TWO civilians were wounded in an explosion in front of a Catholic church Sunday morning in Sultan Kudarat.

Capt. Arvin Encinas, Public Affairs Office chief of the Army’s 6th Infantry Division said the identities of the wounded civilians were not yet available as of press time.

The explosion occurred at 6:40 a.m.  in front of Our Lady of Hope Parish Church in Bgy.  Saliao, Esperanza, Sultan Kudarat.
The report said unidentified suspects hurled the improvised explosive device (IED) in the said area.
Elements of 57th Infantry Battalion were immediately deployed in the area to secure the premises and safety of the church goers.