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Philippines says arrests suspected bombers

Philippine police arrested two men believed to be behind a bomb blast that targeted a powerful politician on the southern island of Mindanao in June, officials said on Saturday. The assassination attempt on Datu Andal Ampatuan triggered two weeks of fighting between his paramilitary units and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), threatening a truce and peace talks with the Muslim rebels. Suharto Tucao, police chief of Sultan Kudarat province, said the two suspects, believed to be MILF members, were found recuperating from blast wounds at a hospital in Tacurong City late on Friday. Full Story

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