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UPDATE: Car bomb kills 11 in Basilan

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/ 31 July) – A car laden with a powerful bomb exploded at a military checkpoint in Basilan province in the southern Philippines Tuesday morning, killing at least 11 persons, including five government troops, officials said. The deadly blast came less than a week after President Rodrigo Duterte signed the Bangsamoro Organic Law, […]

10 killed in van explosion in Basilan

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/31 July) – Ten persons were killed when a bomb exploded inside a van around 5:45 am at an Army checkpoint in Barangay Colonia, Lamitan City in Basilan province. In a text message, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao Governor Mujiv Hataman said the van driver was among the fatalities. He said Army soldiers […]