Explosion rocks police compound in southern Philippine Davao City

MANILA (Xinhua) – An explosion rocked inside a police compound in Davao City in southern Philippines before noon yesterday, local media reported.

Quoting a sketchy police report, local media said that the explosion that occurred around 11.30am at the Davao City Police Office compound was due to explosive material inside the stock room of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal.

No one was reported killed or injured in the blast, according to local media.

Media reports said firefighters were immediately sent to the site following reports that a fire broke out after the explosion.