Grenade blast injures 2 in Masbate City
In an interview with BICOL STANDARD, Masbate City Chief of Police P/Supt.Cerilo Trilles said that the grenade went off at 3:05 a.m.
The blast took place in front of the Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation Bank located along Quezon St., Barangay Centro here.
Witnesses told police that a man on board a Kawasaki motorcycle flung the grenade in front of said establishment. They failed to identify the suspect, however, because his face was covered by a black full helmet.
Two people were hurt by the blast.
Police identified the victims as Ian Maristela Irene, 33, the bank's security guard and Charlie Basa, 53, a garbage collector.
Both only sustained minor injuries.
Three vehicles were also damaged by the incident.
The Chief of Police here has already ordered an investigation on the incident. --BICOLSTANDARD.COM