Farmer hurt in North Cotabato blast

Lore Mae Andong, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Sep 24 2016 07:46 PM

ALEOSAN, North Cotabato - A farmer was hurt in an explosion at Sitio 3, Barangay Pagangan here late Friday.

The 52-year-old victim, identified as Dante Adtologanan, sustained a minor wound on his right leg and was brought to the hospital for treatment.

Adtologanan was riding his motorcycle on the national highway when the explosive went off, initial investigation showed.

Grenade fragments and an empty cartridge of a caliber .30 pistol that was believed to have been fired by the victim were recovered from the scene.

The victim's family refused to comment about incident.