MANILA, Philippines – (Updated 10:07 p.m.) Eleven people were killed while 21 others were injured in a bus explosion in Barangay Mus-wan in Maramag town in Bukidnon past 5 p.m. Tuesday, police and military officials said.
Many were also rushed to a hospital following the explosion at around 5:30 pm near the main entrance of the state-owned Central Mindanao University (CMU) in Maramag town.
The bomb reportedly exploded at the back of Rural Transit Mindanao Inc.’s Bus no. 2640. It was classified as an “ordinary” bus––meaning, non-airconditioned.
The bus reportedly came from Wao, Lanao del Sur.
The bus was heading to Cagayan de Oro City when the vehicle exploded near Central Mindanao University in Maramag, a first class municipality in Bukidnon, ANC reported Tuesday night.