Soldiers at the site of an explosion in the town of Jolo, Sulu province, southern Philippines on Monday. The attacks have been blamed on Islamic militants. Photo: AP
Soldiers at the site of an explosion in the town of Jolo, Sulu province, southern Philippines on Monday. The attacks have been blamed on Islamic militants. Photo: AP

Twin bombs in Philippines kill at least 14, blamed on Islamic State-linked rebels

  • A bomb attached to a motorcycle exploded an hour before a female suicide bomber blew herself up, in the country’s deadliest attacks this year
  • There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but the military blamed an Abu Sayyaf militant commander, Mundi Sawadjaan

Soldiers at the site of an explosion in the town of Jolo, Sulu province, southern Philippines on Monday. The attacks have been blamed on Islamic militants. Photo: AP
Soldiers at the site of an explosion in the town of Jolo, Sulu province, southern Philippines on Monday. The attacks have been blamed on Islamic militants. Photo: AP
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