Town fiesta blast injures at least 23 in Leyte

An explosion at town fiesta in Hilongos, Leyte Wednesday evening leaving over a dozen injured.

According to 1Lt. Cherry Junia, public affairs officer of the Army’s 8th Infantry Division, a cellphone-triggered improvised explosive device (IED) went off around 9 p.m. while a crowd was gathered watching a boxing event in Barangay Central Poblacion.

At least 23 residents were injured and brought to the Hilongos District Hospital and other nearby hospitals.

Source : CNN

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