Car bomb explodes in Cotabato City, 5 killed

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Car bomb rocks Cotabato City. PHOTO BY  JOEL CADELINA
Car bomb rocks Cotabato City. PHOTO BY JOEL CADELINA

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)

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