MANILA (3rd UPDATE) - Five people were slightly injured after suspected improvised bombs exploded at the SM City Davao and Gaisano cinemas on Monday night, police said.
The explosion occurred at SM Davao Cinema-1, with the alleged bomb placed on a chair.
Another explosion occurred at the Gaisano Cinema 5, with a suspected improvised explosive device also placed on a chair.
The blast wrecked several chairs.
It also sent 5 people to the hospital after they temporarily lost hearing because of the loud explosion.
They were later discharged from the hospital.
Police are investigating the incidents.
SM Cinema has closed-circuit television cameras that may help police identify the perpetrators. - Reports from Rodirey Salas, ABS-CBN News Southern Mindanao