A SOLDIER died after a grenade exploded inside the headquarters of 73rd Infantry Battalion, Barangay Felis, Malita, Davao Occidental at 6:57 a.m. yesterday.
Lt. Daryll Cansancio, public information officer of the 73rd IB, told TIMES that the explosion was heard inside the bunker of T/Sgt. Nolito L. Marano.
Troops immediately cleared and checked the bunker and found the body of Marano. There was no other reported wounded during the explosion.
Troops of 73rd IB coordinated with the local police in Malita, Davao Occidental for further investigation.
But Cansiano said they noticed recently that the soldier seemed to be troubled. “We still can’t say that it was suicide or accident because nobody witnessed the incident.”