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21 Aug 2019 | 02:58 AM UTC

Philippines: Security operation ongoing in Taguig City August 21

Philippines News Alert

A security operation is ongoing in Taguig City on August 21 after two police officers were wounded by grenade; avoid the area

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/21/2019, 12:00 AM until 8/21/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Manila). COUNTRY/REGION Taguig City

Event

Police officers are conducting a search operation in Taguig City on Wednesday, August 21, after two police officers were wounded by a grenade attack that reportedly took place around 01:00 (local time). According to local media reports, the officers were attacked on Maguindanao Street. The suspect fled the scene and a pursuit operation was ongoing as of 08:30 on Wednesday. Further details are still emerging.

A heightened security presence and residual transportation disruptions, such as road closures and public transportation delays, are possible in the area over the coming hours. Avoid the area. 

Advice

Individuals in Taguig City are advised to monitor the situation, avoid the area of the incident, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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