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Davao police official detained for attempted Abu Sayyaf rescue

Davao police official detained for attempted Abu Sayyaf rescue

A police official and her companions have been detained under suspicion of collusion with members of the Abu Sayyaf Group currently at large in Bohol.   Clarin, Bohol — A police official and her companions have been detained under suspicion of collusion with members of the Abu Sayyaf Group currently at large in Bohol, following...

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IEDs explode in Tacurong City; 7 hurt

IEDs explode in Tacurong City; 7 hurt

Two powerful explosions in close succession rocked Tacurong City in Sultan Kudarat between 6:45 p.m. and 7:10 p.m. on 17 April 2017, leaving at least seven people—mostly government security forces—hurt. The first explosion reportedly originated from the restroom of Dragon Mart, located along the national highway in Brgy. New Isabela. The IED had been thrown...

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South Cotabato Bus Blast Injures 19; Basilan Roadside Bombing Kills 3

South Cotabato Bus Blast Injures 19; Basilan Roadside Bombing Kills 3

An improvised explosive device (IED) exploded inside a passenger bus of the Yellow Bus Lines Company Thursday in Polomolok, South Cotabato leaving at least 19 passengers wounded, SecurityMatters sources said. Initial reports said the bus, which bears plate number MWB-296 and body number 2008, was traversing a secluded stretch of the national highway in Barangay...