4 students hurt in pillbox explosion in Manila

By Thea Alberto
Last updated 10:13am (Mla time) 08/23/2007

MANILA, Philippines — Four students were injured after a pillbox exploded inside their vehicle Wednesday night, a police official said Thursday.


The victims, yet to be identified, were traveling Laong-Laan Street when the pillbox exploded around 9:45 p.m., said Superintendent Ernesto Barlam, Manila Police District Station 4 commander.


The pillbox could have been placed at the back of the car, said Barlam.


No motive has been established but investigations are ongoing, said Barlam.

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