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3 kids killed in grenade blast at Surigao Sur home

Three children were killed by a grenade explosion inside a house in Lianga town in Surigao del Sur on Monday evening.

The blast rocked the roadside house at Sitio (settlement) Neptune, Barangay Diatagon, around 8:00 p.m., killing Rynna Galdiano,12, Renz Galdiano, 3 and Reden Galdiano,1 —on the spot, the police said.

The children were playing with the rifle grenade earlier found by the victim’s father when it exploded.

A rifle grenade is a type of explosive that uses a rifle-based launcher to permit a longer effective range than that of the hand grenade. By GD

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