Grenade blast wounds 25 in Philippine town

No one claimed responsibility for the attack.

Grenade blast wounds 25 in Philippine town

A grenade hurled into a crowd of New Year Eve revellers in southern Philippine wounded at least 25 people on Wednesday, officials said.

Hundreds of people had gathered for a street party in General Santos City when the grenade exploded, said Mayor Pedro Acharon. At least six of the wounded were policemen deployed there to control the celebrating crowd, he told reporters at the site.

No one claimed responsibility for the attack.

Reuters
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