Two dead, four injured following grenade attack on mosque in southern Philippines

Philippine authorities called for calm on Wednesday after a grenade attack on a mosque in a mainly Christian southern province killed two people, just three days after a devastating church bombing shook the restive Mindanao region. A grenade was thrown into a mosque during the night in Zamboanga, killing two people and wounding four others,… Read More Two dead, four injured following grenade attack on mosque in southern Philippines

Twenty dead, dozens injured following bomb attacks on church in southern Philippines

The Philippines vowed to destroy those behind twin bombings that killed 20 people during a Sunday church service in the country’s restive south, six days after a referendum on autonomy for the mainly Muslim region returned an overwhelming ‘yes’ vote. The attack wounded 81 and was one of the deadliest in recent years in a… Read More Twenty dead, dozens injured following bomb attacks on church in southern Philippines

Two dead, dozens injured following bomb attack in southern Philippines

A crude bomb, blamed by security forces on a small pro-Islamic State militant group, killed two people and wounded dozens on Monday in the southern Philippines, an army commander said. Islamist militants operate in the south of the largely Christian Asian country and some are known to have links with groups abroad, including al Qaeda… Read More Two dead, dozens injured following bomb attack in southern Philippines