An improvised explosive device detonated in front of the motorcade of the President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte. It is reported by CNN.
The explosion injured 9 members of the security team, one of the victims is in critical condition. The President himself was not there.
The authorities suspected that the explosion could be militants of the Islamist group “Mauthen”. The attack was arranged in Marawi on the southern island of Mindanao.
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According to Reuters, a roadside bomb exploded on the eve of President’s visit to the region.