Grenade blast rocks E. Samar police station

Posted at 05/03/2012 12:44 AM

MANILA, Philippines – A grenade explosion rocked a police station in Can-avid, Eastern Samar Wednesday night, authorities said.

Unidentified suspects hurled 2 grenades at the police station at around 8 p.m., according to Eastern Samar provincial director Manuel Cubillo.

Only one of the grenades exploded, damaging the walls of the station, as well as windows of nearby homes.

Witnesses said 3 suspects were seen in the vicinity before the blast but they immediately escaped towards Sitio Calabang.

No one was reported hurt in the incident. -- Report from Sharon Evite, ABS-CBN News Tacloban