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Bombing in the Philippines Kills at Least 20

In the deadliest attack in a recent surge of violence in the southern Philippines, a bomb at an international airport killed at least 20 people today and wounded 170 others as they took shelter in a shed from the rain. Among those killed in the attack in Davao City was an American Baptist missionary, William P. Hyde, 59, who had lived and worked in the Philippines since 1978. He had come to the airport to meet Barbara Wallis Stevens, 33, and her family, who were arriving from the capital, Manila. Mrs. Stevens, her 10-month-old son, Nathan, and her daughter, Sarah, were slightly injured. With her husband, Mark, who was not injured, Mrs. Stevens has worked in the Philippines as a Baptist missionary since 2000. Full Story

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