Skip to comments.Bomb Blast Near South Philippine Cathedral Kills 3 [Time For the West To Halt Muslim Immigration]
Posted on 07/04/2009 10:25:49 PM PDT by Steelfish
Bomb Blast Near South Philippine Cathedral Kills 3
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS July 5, 2009
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Suspected Muslim guerrillas detonated a bomb near a Roman Catholic cathedral in the southern Philippines on Sunday, killing at least three people and wounding more than two dozen others.
The bomb exploded outside the Immaculate Conception cathedral in Cotabato city as churchgoers walked out after attending Mass. Two passers-by were killed instantly in the attack and a third died on the way to a hospital, said regional military commander Maj. Gen. Alfredo Cayton.
The improvised explosive was hidden near a row of food stalls selling roasted pig, Cayton said.
Cotabato city Mayor Muslimin Sema said up to 26 others were wounded, some of them seriously. The wounded included five soldiers who passed by the cathedral in an army van when the device, fashioned from a mortar round, exploded.
TV footage showed four wounded soldiers sitting dazed on the sidewalk and the fifth lying unconscious, face down on the seat of their shrapnel-damaged van.
Sema said one of the suspected attackers apparently ran into the cathedral and a police search was under way.
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It’s a little disconcerting that the only major post on this thread has been a freepathon ad. 0 claims the Vatican will agree with him on peace overtures to islam. Christians are bring murdered all over the world by islam. Catholic churches all over the world are being bombed by islam. And no one cares to comment.
Where is the outrage? Why does the Vatican remain silent?