Grenade lobbed at Tondo police precinct

Posted at 04/24/14 9:44 PM

MANILA -- A grenade was thrown in front of Manila Police District Station 1 in Raxa Bago in Tondo on Thursday afternoon, police said.

The grenade thrower was on a motorcycle, intial investigation showed.

No one was hurt in the blast, but a car owned by a certain Police Supt. Añonuevo caught fire.

Some motorcycles parked outside the police station were hit.

The Manila police bomb squad said the grenade used had a 40 to 50-meter casualty range.

Police Inspector Arnold Santos said the incident could be a form of revenge against the police.

They are currently reviewing the closed-circuit television (CCTV) recordings to identify the suspect. -- report from Ricky Velasco, dzMM