Text Version
RSS Feeds
Newsletter
Home Forum Photos Features Newsletter Archive Employment
About US Help Site Map
SEARCH   About US FAQ Site Map Site News
  SERVICES
  -Text Version
  -RSS Feeds
  -Newsletter
  -News Archive
  -Give us feedback
  -Voices of Readers
  -Online community
  -China Biz info
  What's new
 -
 -
Two killed, 15 wounded in Philippine carnival blast
+ -
15:52, September 17, 2009

 Related News
 Philippines Aquino leads in latest election survey
 Philippines says to guard American troops against rebel ambushes
 Three dead in leftist rebels attacks in southern Philippines
 Int'l Labor organization to probe extra-judicial killings in Philippines
 11 fishermen rescued after boat sinks in N Philippines
 Comment  Tell A Friend
 Print Format  Save Article
Two civilians were killed and 15 others wounded when a grenade exploded at a late night village carnival in southern Philippines, a military official said Thursday.

Maj. David Hontiveros, a local military spokesman, said the blast occurred at around 23:40 Wednesday local time (1540 GMT) in the village of Tubig Puti, Luuk town of Sulu province.

Hontiveros said the injured were hospitalized and investigators have yet determined the suspects and the motive behind the blast.

Sulu is a known hot-bed of al Qaida-linked local militant group Abu Sayyaf. The 340-member group is blamed for the most deadly terrorist attacks and kidnapping-for-ransom activities in the Philippines over the past decade.

Source: Xinhua



  Your Message:   Most Commented:
World's top ten most mysterious and horrible spots
Why India is pursuing military strength?
Baby alien found by Mexican farmer
Which country has the most beautiful women?
Indian media stinks up public opinions

|About Peopledaily.com.cn | Advertise on site | Contact us | Site map | Job offer|
Copyright by People's Daily Online, All Rights Reserved

http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90777/90851/6760767.pdf