By PNA and U.S. News Agency / Asian
Three fishermen were injured in an improvised bomb explosion in an east coast barangay in this city, the police reported Wednesday.
The Police Station 5 reported that the explosion took place around 12:35 a.m. Wednesday at Zone 8, Lusville, Barangay Zambowood, 12 kilometers east of this city.
Wounded were Eddie Climaco, 46, Lowi Climaco, 18, and Diego Calago, 23, according to the police.
The attending physician has declared the victims to be on stable condition since all of them suffered minor injuries, the police said.
Investigation showed the victims were asleep at the residence of Asadi Luna, a fisherman, when an unidentified man lobbed an improvised explosive device (IED) underneath Luna’s wooden house, the police said.
Responding personnel from the explosive ordnance demolition (EOD) have recovered parts of IED, which is being used in blast fishing.
A thorough investigation is being conducted to establish the motive as well as unmask the suspect, the police said.