Blast hits Davao city police station

Hernel Tocmo, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Apr 20 2019 12:37 PM | Updated as of Apr 20 2019 02:15 PM

DAVAO CITY - An explosion hit a police station here, Saturday.

Firefighters were seen rushing inside the Davao City Police Office along San Pedro extension, around 11 a.m.

An explosive material that was recovered from a previous operation accidentally detonated, the Davao Police Regional Office said in a statement released an hour and a half after the incident.

The explosive was stored inside the stockroom of the Explosive Ordinance Team, the statement read.

Officials have yet to disclose other details about the incident.