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Sultan Kudarat market blast injures 7




Seven persons―all adults―were hurt in a Saturday morning blast in a public market in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat.

An improvised explosive device went off near a parking area for motorcycles at Isulan Public Market at 7:01 a.m., according to the police. No suspects have been determined yet.

The injured were identified by the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office of Isulan as Terencio Cagadas, 35; Gerald Cartajena, 28; Nasim Gulano, 29; Jarren Limani Amigo, 24; Niño Biñas Virgo, 28; Jomar Aquino, 31; and Jay Carnaso, 30.

All but one of the victims were being treated at the provincial hospital.

Cagadas, allegedly a traffic enforcer, is confined at the Holy Nazarene Hospital as the left side of his face was hit by shrapnels.

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