2 dead, 11 wounded in school explosion

A responding policeman and a grenade-wielding man died when a grenade exploded inside the Initao College in Initao, Misamis Oriental Thursday, November 28.

Reports from the authorities identified the fatality as Police MSgt. Jason Magno and the suspect identified as Ebrahim Ampaso Basher.

One policeman, identified as P/MSgt. Alice Balido, and 10 students were also wounded from the said explosion which happened early afternoon of Thursday.

The suspect reportedly went amok inside the said school in Barangay Jampason.

A video footage of the actual explosion showed authorities accosting the suspect at the school gym while several students were nearby.

The suspect and a man believed to be a police officer went down the ground shortly after the suspect threw something few meters away.

Seconds later, an explosion occured while another police officer can be seen shooting at the suspect several times.

(Video by Wendy Lobendina)

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