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
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

Topic |   The Philippines
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
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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