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28 Nov 2019 | 05:03 AM UTC

Philippines: Grenade attack kills two on school campus in Initao November 28

Grenade attack on college campus kills two, injures 11 in Initao November 28; heightened security presence reported

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Event

As of Thursday, November 28, a grenade explosion has been reported inside the government-run Initao college in the Misamis Oriental province around 11:00 (local time). The attacker and a policeman were killed, and at least 11 others were injured. The motive of the attack remains unknown.

A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are to be expected in the area over the coming hours. 

Advice

Individuals in the campus of Initao college are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the area, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.