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News ID: 34588
Publish Date: 8:46 - 27 January 2019
TEHRAN, Jan 27-Twin bombings during a Sunday church service on a predominantly Muslim island in the volatile southern Philippines killed at least 17 people, among them civilians and security forces, the military said.

Church bombs in Philippines kill at least 17, wound 42 - militaryTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) -Armed forces spokesman Edgard Arevalo told DZMM radio that five soldiers and 12 civilians were confirmed dead and 43 were wounded.

The first blast went off while churchgoers were inside the Jolo Cathedral in Sulu province, a stronghold of the Abu Sayyaf militant group. A second deadly blast went off in the parking lot.

Source:Reuters

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