Trike driver hurt in GenSan blast


Posted at Jul 24 2012 11:23 PM | Updated as of Jul 25 2012 07:23 AM

MANILA, Philippines – A tricycle driver was hurt in an explosion in Papaya St., General Santos City on Tuesday.

The victim, Alfredo Sanchez, was passing a vehicle owned by a certain Luis Tan when it exploded at around 7:40 p.m.

PO3 Ronald Bautista said the vehicle was parked in front of a hardware store also owned by Tan.

Tan suspects that extortion is the motive behind the blast.

Police are investigating the incident, as of posting. -- Report from Jay Dayupay, ABS-CBN News SOKSARGEN