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ISIS Claims Responsibility for Deadly Philippine Church Bombing

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for a twin bomb attack on a Roman Catholic cathedral in the Philippines’ volatile south on Sunday (Jan 27) that killed at least 20 and left over 100 wounded.

The terrorist group made the claim hours after the attack via its Amaq news agency mouthpiece, according to the SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors online activities of militants.

ISIS directly released its own statement shortly afterwards, claiming two suicide bombers triggered the blasts with explosives tied around their belts.

Read more at The Straits Times

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