Philippines: January 5, 2004


Another bomb went off in the south, this one near a basketball game and it's audience. This killed 16 and wounded nearly a hundred. No one claimed responsibility at first, but it was later traced to the MILF and MILF members were arrested for participation in the bombing. With it's thousands of armed men scattered and their jungle camps overrun, the MILF has resorted to terrorist attacks. Bombs, and shootings of Christians (usually civilians) have become common in the south.


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