The police are conducting a thorough probe on two separate but almost simultaneous explosions that rocked the
No one was reported killed or injured in the blasts which took place seconds apart past 9 p.m. Thursday except for the damage of the vehicle of mayoral candidate, incumbent Lamitan City Vice-Mayor Arleigh Eisma.
The second bomb went off seconds later in front of a chapel in Barangay Colonia, also in
He said the bombs used by the suspects are both classified as improvised explosive device (IED) or homemade explosive based on the fragments gathered from the blast sites.
He said that a witness is unlikely since it was blackout at the time of the incidents.
Meanwhile, police authorities in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao has directed the Basilan police provincial office to institute stricter measures to prevent violence ahead of the midterm elections.
Chief Supt. Noel delos
This after unidentified men set off two improvised explosive devices in separate areas in Basilan Thursday night.