COTABATO CITY, 5Aug2013 (PNA) – A car bomb exploded around 4:30 p.m. along Sinsuat Avenue here killing five people on the spot.
Initial reports said the explosion came from a parked multi-cab vehicle in front of the Villa Funeral Parlor along the highway.
Several other vehicles parked near the blast site such as a mini-dump truck and Mitsubishi pick-up were burned while passing motorcycles were hurled by the impact of the explosion.
The car bomb reportedly went off as the Chevrolet vehicle of City Administrator Cynthia Guiani-Sayadi was passing the area.
Authorities are currently in the area investigating the incident. (PNA)