Grenade explodes in S. Philippines, 7 injured

12:57, July 23, 2010      

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Seven civilians were injured when a grenade exploded early Friday morning in a city of Southern Philippines, local media Philippine Daily Inquirer reported.

The explosion took place in front of the Iligan City satellite police station in Mindanao, injuring the seven persons who were market vendors and laborers, it said.

Inquirers said police officer in the area are looking at retaliation as the possible motive behind the blast especially after civilians in the city mauled two suspected motorcycle thieves in the previous day.

Source: Xinhua

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