Thursday, July 30, 2009

Civilian wounded in Zamboanga grenade attack

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines (Mindanao Examiner / July 30, 2009) – A grenade explosion injured a civilian in the southern Filipino port city of Zamboanga, police said.

Police said the attack occurred at around 9 p.m. on Wednesday in the coastal village called Mampang.

“This is a grenade throwing incident perpetrated by two men on a motorcycle,” said Senior Superintendent Amador Corpuz, the local police chief.

Corpuz said a 15-year old villager was wounded in the explosion. The motive of the attack was unknown, but police said the grenade was hurled at a house in the village.

No group or individual claimed responsibility for the attack, police said. (Mindanao Examiner)

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