Philippines: IED Thrown at City Hall Building

TRIPwire, 21 June 2022

On 20 June 2022, at approximately 1830 hours local time, Lamitan City Police officers responded to the Lamitan City Hall building in Basilan after two unidentified male suspects riding a motorcycle threw a bag containing the IED at the gate of the compound. No further device details have been released. The blast damaged a water pipe and part of the building’s exterior wall, but no injuries were reported. The investigation is ongoing.