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Three More Arrested in Deadly Davao City Bombings

Authorities have arrested three more suspects in the deadly bombings in Davao City that left 38 people dead and hundreds wounded in less than a month. Esmael Usop Mamalakas, Jimmy Bulalao and Teng Edar were arrested Tuesday in Cotabato City. Their arrest came on the same day President Arroyo announced the arrest of two other suspects. In a news conference yesterday, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said charges of multiple murder and multiple frustrated murder are being prepared against the five suspects. He said the three suspects would join Jobi Bagundang Fermin, alias Tohani Urong and Ismael Akmad, alias Toto, in the charges. He also said there were witnesses who could bolster their case against the five, who were turned over to the custody of local police and military intelligence units conducting the probe. Full Story

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