2 bombs explode in Aroroy, Masbate

AROROY, Masbate –Police authorities here are still investigating the explosion incident that occurred early this morning at the residence of Jesus Balbuena y Amaro at Barangay Luy-a.

Balbuena is a local businessman in this town.

The initial report reveals that five improvised explosive devices (IEDs) were thrown at the residence of the said victim, although only two (2) exploded.

The tank and chassis of the black Chevrolet Colorado 4x4 vehicle owned by Balbuena were destroyed together with the portion of the roof of the parking area, the report added.

The perpetrators of the crime destroyed first the perimeter fence of the victim’s house to gain entry into victim’s compound.

The ongoing probe is looking into other angles surrounding the incident like personal grudge against the victim and other causes like business competition and rivalry.

Meanwhile, all the recovered IEDs were detonated and brought to Aroroy MPS for evidentiary purposes.--BICOLSTANDARD.COM