Blast rocks abandoned building in Manila
Sandy Araneta (The Philippine Star) - February 22, 2013 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines - A cardboard box containing a mixture of gunpowder used in fireworks and firecrackers exploded in front of the abandoned Ever Gotesco building in Sampaloc, Manila Wednesday night, police said yesterday.

Authorities said the mixture was placed in a concrete plant box in front of the building. When the mixture exploded at around 9 p.m., the blast scattered debris along Loyola street.

No one was reported hurt by the explosion. Witnesses said several men were seen drinking in the area before the blast.

 

ABANDONED ALONG BLAST BOX BUILDING EVER GOTESCO EXPLODED FRONT LOYOLA MANILA WEDNESDAY MIXTURE
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