Number of wounded in Davao blast put at 71

DAVAO CITY — The number of persons injured in the explosion at the Roxas night market here has been put at 71. Earlier reports put the fatalities at 14.

Davao City police spokesperson Chief Insp. Catherine dela Rey, said that as of 2:51 a.m. Saturday, 28 of the wounded were undergoing treatment at SPMC; 29 at the San Pedro Hospital; Limso – 1, Brokenshire -1; Davao Doctor’s – 8; and Davao Medical School Foundation – 4.

Dela Rey further said that they have no initial finding on the type of explosive device used.

She said investigations are still ongoing. Lilian Mellejor/PNA/