Grenade blast rocks Ecija town

February 19, 2022 Steve A. Gosuico 199 views

CUYAPO, Nueva Ecija – An alleged grenade explosion rocked this town on Friday night.

Police said they were alerted by a phone call that unidentified men hurled a grenade at the house of Norlando Domingo Sr., 71, farmer, of Bgy. Cacapasan at 9:00 p.m. here.

Town police head Lt. Col. Erwin Ferry said Domingo was resting inside the house when he heard somebody allegedly throwing a stone on the roof.

However, a few seconds later, an explosion erupted atop the roof of his garage.

Ferry said no one was hurt during the explosion which was allegedly triggered by a pillbox.

He said they are still investigating the motives behind the incident.