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MANILA, Philippines | Powerful bomb in van kills at least 10 in south Philippines

MANILA, Philippines — A Filipino soldier, five militiamen and four villagers were killed by a powerful bomb that exploded in a van the troops were inspecting Tuesday amid threats of bombings in a southern province, military officials said. Regional military spokesman Lt. Col. Gerry Besana said one other government militiaman was wounded in the blast … Continue reading MANILA, Philippines | Powerful bomb in van kills at least 10 in south Philippines

MANILA, Philippines  | Powerful bomb in van kills at least 5 in south Philippines

MANILA, Philippines — A Filipino soldier and four militiamen were killed by a powerful bomb that exploded in a van the troops were inspecting Tuesday amid threats of bombings in a southern province, military officials said. Regional military spokesman Lt. Col. Gerry Besana said two other government militiamen were wounded in the blast after dawn … Continue reading MANILA, Philippines  | Powerful bomb in van kills at least 5 in south Philippines

Typhoon ravages south Philippines with 120 dead, 160 missing

ZAMBOANGA, Philippines /December 23, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — One of the deadliest storms to hit the Philippines this year blew out of the country’s south Sunday after leaving more than 120 people dead and 160 missing in landslides and flash floods. Tropical Storm Tembin strengthened into a typhoon before moving into the South China Sea. Most … Continue reading Typhoon ravages south Philippines with 120 dead, 160 missing