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Six killed in Manila blast

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Six people were killed when a powerful explosion tore through a luxury apartment block in the Philippine capital, officials said, with the cause of the blast still under investigation. 

A view of a damaged condominium unit following an explosion at a high-end residential area in Manila, on May 31, 2013. Six people were killed when a powerful explosion tore through a luxury apartment block in the Philippine capital, with the cause of the blast still under investigation.

A further five people were injured when the blast occurred late Friday in a fifth floor condominium unit in "the Fort", a high-end residential district in the Manila suburbs.

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