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Philippines bombing: police detain a suspect

Philippines bombing: police detain a suspect

Philippine police have taken into custody a man who may be involved in September 2 night's blast that killed 14 people and injured nearly 70 others in the southern city of Davao.

Philippines: bomb blast kills at least 14 people

Philippines: bomb blast kills at least 14 people

Mayor of the Philippines’s Davao city Sara Duterte on September 3 accused the Abu Sayyaf, a notorious group of Islamic militants, of bombing a night market in Davao that took the lives of at least 14 people.

Blast kills 12 as Philippine president visits hometown

Blast kills 12 as Philippine president visits hometown

An explosion at a packed night market in the home city of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte killed at least 12 people on September 2 and wounded dozens more, officials said, but the cause of the blast was not immediately clear.

Philippine police kill four drug suspects

Philippine police kill four drug suspects

Philippine authorities said on May 28 that local police have killed four drug suspects in the southern city of General Santos, raising the total suspects shot dead to 14 after President-elect Rodrigo Duterte vowed to crack down on crime.