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)