Breaking news today. According to ABS-CBN News, an explosion happened in the Philippine Congress sending about more than 8 individuals, inclusive of which were 3 congressmen, to the nearest hospital (Malvar Hospital). The said explosion, according to the news, happened around 8:00 p.m. GMT.
Initial reports says that the explosion is still under investigation, and that the National Police hadn't released yet their official statement for the said incident. However, reports claims that Rep. Luz Ilagan of party-list group Gabriela was one of the casualties of the said incident. The said representative according to the breaking news might had suffered shrapnel injuries in the legs, while Congressman Ilagan's driver Marcial Talbo, died in the said blast.