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IED blast in Tacurong hurts 2

Local News • 00:12 AM Wed Feb 3, 2016
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DXOM-AM
Police probes IED blast in Tacurong City. (Radyo Bida Koronadal)

TACURONG CITY – Two children were hurt
when an improvised bomb planted under a parked car here went off Tuesday
afternoon, DXOM-AM Radyo Bida reported today.

DXOM-AM quoted Supt. Ranie Hachuela,
Tacurong City police chief, as saying the blast occurred at 2 p.m. in a parked
car in front of La Forteza Pharmacy along Jose Abad Santos Avenue.

Agents of the PNP Scene of the Crime
Operatives are still in the area gathering pieces of the explosives.

The IED was planted under the engine
compartment of a parked boxed type car. Two children were seen coming close to the car shortly before the blast, Allan Tupas, a security guard, told DXOM-AM.The identities of the victims were withheld
to protect them.
The blast came while the city is
celebrating its patronal fiesta.

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