(Metro News) 1 killed, 3 injured in Malabon blast

February 28, 2012 11:30 am 

MANILA, Feb. 28 — A man was killed while three other persons were severely injured after an unidentified man hurled an improvised explosive device at them for still unknown reasons in Barangay Catmon, Malabon City Monday night, the police reported.

Investigators identified the fatality as Rodrigo Mejica, who sustained shrapnel wounds in various parts of the body and was pronounced dead shortly after arrival at the Manila Central University (MCU) hospital in Caloocan City.

Those injured were Ric Sonja, Kathy Santos, and a 16-year-old girl whose name was not immediately available. They were treated and confined at the same hospital.

Witnesses said the suspect immediately fled on-board a motorcycle after the blast.

Police are still investigating the incident. (PNA)



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