Police chiefs of GenSan, Midsayap sacked after blasts


Posted at Sep 17 2018 10:44 AM | Updated as of Sep 17 2018 10:53 AM

MANILA - Philippine National Police Chief, Director General Oscar Albayalde on Monday removed the police chiefs of General Santos City and Midsayap town following separate explosions.

At least 8 people were injured when an improvised explosive device went off near a lying-in clinic in Barangay Apopong, General Santos City on Sunday noon, police said.

Another improvised bomb exploded in Barangay Poblacion 4 in Midsayap town later Sunday. There were no reported casualties.

--report from Zhander Cayabyab, ABS-CBN News