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Bomb Explodes Near Philippine Market, Three Dead

A crude bomb exploded at a video game stall near a market in the southern Philippines Thursday, killing three people and wounding 25, the military said. The home-made device exploded near a public market in Koronadal city on Mindanao island in mid-afternoon, said Lt-Col Daniel Lucero, armed forces public information chief. At the scene of the blast were scattered goods and vegetables, and one witness said he had seen someone’s feet blown off by the explosion. Lucero said the military was still investigating who might have been behind the blast. The bombing was close to the site of a similar blast in May in which the Abu Sayyaf, a Muslim rebel group which Washington has linked to the al Qaeda network, claimed responsibility. Full Story

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