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Seven hurt in Philippines grenade attack: police

Seven people were injured early on Saturday in an apparent grenade attack on a store in the central Philippines, police said.

world Updated: Nov 21, 2009 11:50 IST

Seven people were injured early on Saturday in an apparent grenade attack on a store in the central Philippines, police said.

The blast shattered glass panels at the hardware shop and a nearby clinic in Iloilo city, while shrapnel wounded seven men across the street from the store, a police report said.

Witnesses saw an unidentified suspect riding away on a motorcycle after tossing a grenade, said the report by Iloilo city police chief Senior Superintendent Melvin Mongcal.

None of the injuries were said to be life-threatening.

No group has claimed responsibility and the motive was unknown, he added.