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Philippines police foil bombing

Philippine police say they stopped a planned suicide attack on a crowded Roman Catholic festival by arresting 16 suspected Muslim militants and seizing three homemade bombs on Friday. The arrests come two days ahead of a religious procession in Manila attended by thousands of people every year on 9 January. Police made the arrests after a raid on a building in Manila. They said three improvised bombs, a sub-machine gun with a silencer and other weapons were also seized. Police acted on intelligence reports of a plan for a suicide attack at the religious festival, the Feast of the Black Nazarene.Full Story

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