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1 killed in Mandaluyong grenade blast

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A FORENSICS cop looks underneath the bike of Staff Sgt. Aldin Saligo. Photo courtesy of GMA News

A policeman escaped being killed by a grenade that exploded after falling off his motorcycle, but a bystander was killed and three others were wounded in the incident Sunday morning in Mandaluyong City.

Police are investigating the blast which happened at 6:30 a.m. along Martinez Street, P/Col. Remigio Sedanto said.

P/Staff Sgt. Aldin Saligo of the Mandaluyong Drug Enforcement Unit was driving the motorbike when the grenade fell off after he hit a road hump.

He quickly jumped off to escape the blast that claimed four casualties. The policeman said he has been receiving death threats.

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