1 hurt in Cotabato roadside blast

POLICE said a passenger was injured when a roadside explosion damaged a bus on a highway in North Cotabato, Monday morning.

Cotabato police chief Felicisimo Khu said unidentified suspects set off the bomb as a Rural Transit Bus was passing on a highway in Barangay Kayaga, Kabakan town around 6 a.m.

The unidentified passenger sustained injuries in the hands and was rushed to a nearby hospital.

Khu said the improvised bomb was set off using a cellular phone. He said it was the fifth explosion targeting a Rural Transit bus.

An explosives team was sent to the area to investigate the explosion. (Sunnex)

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