Agusan del Norte town police chief hurt in blast

Posted at 06/29/2012 4:58 PM | Updated as of 06/29/2012 4:58 PM

MANILA, Philippines – A town police chief and three of his men were injured in a landmine explosion in Agusan del Norte.

Initial police information said Jabonga Police chief Inspector Ernesto Telano and three other policemen were injured when the landmine expoded in Barangay San Roque, Kitcharao town at around 8 a.m.

The policemen were supposed to serve an arrest warrant to an unidentified suspect in the said barangay when the explosion occurred.

An investigation was launched to determine the motive for the attack and identify the people behind it. – reports from Charmaine Awitan, ABS-CBN News Caraga; and Edwin Sevidal, dzMM