Maguindanao bomb attack Governor Mangudadatu target

Two persons was confirmed killed in a bomb blast believed to be targeted on Maguindano Governor Esmael “Toto” Mangudadatu. Speaking to ANC on Monday, August 15, Mangudadatu said his convoy was on its way to Tacurong City where his birthday celebration will be held when the attack happened. Mangudadatu in the interview said a car bomb caused the explosion. It was placed inside a Kia parked near his convoy comprised of more than 10 vehicles. He added that the blast has hit and damaged a Fortuner. Police earlier said at least 4 people were killed but Mangudadatu clarified that only 1 person died while 3 others were hurt. The governor was reportedly wearing a bulletproof vest when the incident took place.
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