Improvised bomb explodes near mayor's house in Basilan


Posted at Sep 28 2017 09:30 PM

An improvised explosive device exploded Thursday night near the Isabela City Mayor's house in Basilan, police said.

The bomb exploded past 6 p.m. beside the road just 30 meters away from the house of Isabela City Mayor Alqaid Akbar in Barangay Sumagdang, initial information showed.

No one was reported hurt in the explosion, police said.

Police still cannot say if the bomb was intended for the mayor or members of his family.

-- report from Noning Antonio, ABS-CBN News