Blast at South Cotabato vice mayor's home – police

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – An explosion occurred at the house of Polomolok, South Cotabato Vice Mayor Eliazar Jovero late Saturday evening, September 3.

According to initial police reports, one of Jovero's security personnel saw two persons riding a blue motorcycle, who stopped in front of the residence at 9:30 pm. One of the riders then threw a hand grenade that hit the house's roof, where an explosion happened seconds later.

After the blast, the riders drove off, heading to the adjacent town of Tupi, according to the initial report.

The house ceiling was partly damaged but no casualty was reported in the incident. The case is now under investigation. –