7 hurt in Sta. Mesa home blast


Posted at Jan 23 2013 10:02 PM | Updated as of Jan 24 2013 06:02 AM

MANILA – Seven people were injured in an explosion that occurred inside a house in Sta. Mesa, Manila Wednesday night.

Authorities said the blast hit a 2-storey house along Lychee St., Barangay 600, Zone 59, Sta. Mesa, Manila.

However, they have yet to determine if the blast was caused by a liquefied petroleum gasoline (LPG) tank.

An investigation is still being conducted by officials of the Explosive Ordnance Division of the Manila Police District. -- Report from Henry Atuelan, dzMM