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MANILA, Aug 30 (Xinhua):The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the Philippines surged to 217,396 after the Department of Health (DOH) reported 4,284 new daily cases on Sunday.
TWO female suicide attackers who carried out a double bombing in the southern Philippines were the widows of militants who had worked for the Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf group, the army chief said.
MANILA (AFP): Two female suicide attackers who carried out a double bombing in the southern Philippines were the widows of militants who had worked for the Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf group, the army chief said Wednesday (Aug 26).
MANILA (AP): Abu Sayyaf militants may have staged suicide bombings that killed 14 people to avenge the death of a Filipino leader of the Islamic State group in the southern Philippines following a clash with troops last month, the army chief said Tuesday (Aug 25).
Islamic State militants claimed responsibility for the two powerful bomb explosions that killed 15 people and wounded 75 more – many of them civilians – on Jolo island in Sulu.
MANILA (Reuters) - Twin blasts that killed 15 people in the volatile southern Philippines could both have been suicide bombings, the military said on Tuesday, representing an escalation of violence that the army chief said may require martial law to be re-imposed.
MANILA (AP): The Philippine army chief said Tuesday (Aug 25) that two Islamic militants who blew themselves up were responsible for the bombings that killed at least 14 people and wounded 75 more, the country's worst extremist attack this year.
MANILA, Aug 24 (Xinhua): The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the Philippines surged to 194,252 after the Department of Health (DOH) reported 4,686 new cases on Monday.
JOLO (Philippines), Aug 24 (AFP): At least 14 people were killed and 75 wounded -- including members of the security forces and civilians -- in twin bombings on Monday involving a suicide attacker on a southern Philippine island that is a stronghold of Islamist militants, officials said.