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Blast from explosives thrown by 6 suspects damages ship docked at Masbate town port

Blast from explosives thrown by 6 suspects damages ship docked at Masbate town port

LEGAZPI CITY – Six unidentified men threw an explosive at a ship in San Pascual town, Masbate province on Tuesday (Feb 11), causing damage to the vessel.

Maj. Maria Luisa Calubaquib, spokesperson of the Bicol police, said in an initial report that MV Peñafrancia 6, of Star Horse Shipping Line Inc, was docked at the San Pascual port when the suspects threw the explosive in the water some 25 meters from the vessel.

The blast caused damage to the ship’s equipment and an airconditioning unit.

The suspects fled on board a motor boat, said Calubaquib’s report.

Edited by TSB