Friday, July 03, 2020

Islamic State group claims Philippines church bombing: SITE

Jan 28. 2019
Facebook Twitter


Manila - The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a double bomb attack on a Catholic church on a southern Philippine island that killed at least 18 people, according to the SITE Intelligence Group which monitors jihadist activities.

IS issued a formal communique claiming two suicide bombers had detonated explosive belts Sunday inside the church and its car park on Jolo -- a stronghold of Islamist militants in the Catholic-majority nation.

Facebook Twitter
More in News
Editor’s Picks
Top News