4 hurt in Cotabato blast

by Lore Mae Andong, ABS-CBN NEWS Central Mindanao

Posted at Aug 09 2013 10:13 PM | Updated as of Aug 10 2013 09:26 AM

KABACAN, Philippines- A suspected 40mm mortar round or an M-79 grenade landed and exploded at the house of a certain Eddie Antolin at Purok Masagan, Brgy. Poblacion in Kabacan, Cotabato province past 7pm Friday.

At least four people were injured, police said.

Antolin, his son Dzazer Ezekiel, mother-in-law Lucena Ferrer, and father-in-law Benjamin Ferrer were hurt in the blast, according to town official David Saure. 

The victims were brought to a nearby hospital.

Police are investigating the incident.