Friday, October 30, 2009

Explosions in Katipunan and Ortigas Pasig

First was an explosion in Katipunan Avenue then followed by another from Meralco Avenue in Ortigas, Pasig. It both happened this morning about 2am, October 30, 2009.

The explosion in Katipunan specifically happened at One Burgundy Plaza in front of Ateneo de Manila University. One Burgundy is one of many residential condominiums in the area.

It was said that a man was seen leaving a bag at the back of a parked Honda Civic reportedly owned by Allan Valencia. The red car has plate number WFY 927.

The building security guard noted that when he saw the bag and tried to check it out, some smoke was going out of it so he went away afterwhich the bag exploded after sometime.

The explosion was so strong shattering some glass windows upto the third floor but no one was hurt.

The Quezon City Police District (QCPD) Bomb Squad are currently investigating the incident according to a report.

In Quezon City, the second explosion was located at Unionbank Plaza in Meralco Avenue, Pasig. Eastern Police District (EPD) said that the explosion was caused by a pillbox which was responsible for minor damages only.

The details of this report is based on DZMM report and ABS-CBN news website.

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