Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 11) — An explosion hit the maximum security compound of the Contemporary Bilibid Jail in Muntinlupa Metropolis Friday morning.
The Metro Manila police mentioned an improvised explosive tool went off in Quadrant Four at round 10:00 a.m., whereas demolition operations had been in growth to certain Quadrant 1 of unlawful structures or kubol.
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Police mentioned Quadrant Four is the put convicted extremist offenders are detained, including members of terrorist groups Abu Sayyaf, Maute, Rajah Solaiman, and Jemaah Islamiyah. Some convicted members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, the worn rebel crew that signed a peace contend with the authorities, are furthermore there.
Two hand grenades and two blasting caps had been furthermore recovered from the inmates’ shelters.
No person turn into once damage in the incident, police mentioned.
Authorities admit there turn into once a serious security breach.
“Yung pag trigger nun ang ating iniimbestigahan. Pwedeng ito ay pinain para sa mga personnel natin na nagsasagawa ng demolition ng mga unlawful structures,” mentioned Major Identical outdated Guillermo Eleazar, outgoing National Capital Regional