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Three mosques bombed after deadly wharf blast in southern Philippines

Bombs exploded outsided three mosques in the southern city of Davao, just hours after a blast nearby in a wharf killed 15 people. Fourteen people were wounded in the bombings outside the prayer houses which occurred before President Gloria Arroyo arrived at the city to inspect the damage from the deadly blast late Wednesday and meet with investigators. The first blasts were at the mainly-Muslim district of Tibungco in the south of Davao at about 2:00 am (1800 GMT Wednesday) when five hooded men in a car hurled the two grenades at the mosque and then sprayed it with rifle fire before fleeing, police said. A few minutes later, another bomb exploded outside a mosque in the center of the city in the mixed Christian-Muslim district of Toril, a police report said. Full Story

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