MANILA (31May2013/PNA) – A loud explosion hit a condominium building in the posh Bonifacio Global City in Taguig City Friday night, reportedly killing three people.
Reports said a large slab of concrete was blasted off the building and crashed on a passing delivery van that was carrying the three victims.
The blast, which sent bystanders in the area into panic, occurred shortly past 8 p.m.
A tweet by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), citing initial report, said the explosion happened at Serendra 2 Unit 501, a first-class commercial and residential area at the BGC.
The condominium facility is near the newly-opened SM Aura.
Initial information reaching the Southern Police District Station 6 at the BGC said the explosion was caused by an appliance in one of the condominium units.
The incident was still under investigation as of posting time. (PNA)