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Philippines: Suspects Had Planned Attacks

Two captured terror suspects had planned bomb attacks on tourists in the Philippine capital and at the recently concluded Southeast Asian Games, the military said Wednesday. Military officials presented the handcuffed suspects at a news conference, trumpeting their arrest as a breakthrough in the government’s fight against terrorism. Pio de Vera, the alleged leader of a radical group of Christian converts to Islam, was captured Dec. 15, said Lt. Gen. Edilberto Adan. He had helped plan attacks in Manila, scouting for targets in the financial district of Makati and places popular with foreign tourists, Adan said. Full Story

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