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February Today in Terrorism

February 25, 2000: Terrorists detonate planted bombs aboard Filipino ferry

On February 25, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front bombed three buses on a ferry in the Philippines, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 100.

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January Today in Terrorism

January 28, 2018: Former terrorist found murdered in the Philippines

On this day in 2018, a former member of the terrorist group New People’s Army was found headless in the Philippines.

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January Today in Terrorism

January 10, 2007: Unknown terrorists detonate bombs in the Philippines

On January 10, 2007 three bombs were detonated within hours of each other in the southern Philippines island of Mindinao, in all killing six people and wounding 27.

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December Today in Terrorism

December 26, 2018: Terrorists ambush soldiers in the Philippines

On December 26, 2018 11 Philippines’ soldiers were wounded when a bunch of New People’s Army terrorists ambushed them in the southeastern Philippines.

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November Today in Terrorism

November 7, 2018: Human rights lawyer killed in Philippines

On November 7, 2018 a Philippines human rights lawyer and activist was shot dead by unknown extremists on motorcycles in Kabankalan City.

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June Today in Terrorism

June 13, 2016: Execution of Canadian hostage in Philippines

On June 13, 2016 an Al Qaeda-linked terrorist group in the Philippines, Abu Sayyaf Group, killed Canadian Robert Hall

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February Today in Terrorism

February 27, 2004: SuperFerry bombed in the Philippines

On this day in 2004 the Al Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf Group in the Philippines claimed the bombing of the ‘SuperFerry 14’ killing 116.

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January Today in Terrorism

January 23, 2015: Car bombing in the Philippines

On this day in 2015 a car bomb exploded in the Philippines city of Zamboanga, killing one and injuring 48.

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December Today in Terrorism

December 30, 2000: Multiple bombings in Manila

On this day in 2000 six explosions in central Manila killed 22 and wounded 100 in an attack eventually blamed on Jemaah Islamiya.

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September Today in Terrorism

September 23-24, 1985: Moro pirates attack in Philippines

Moro pirates from the Philippines ambushed a town in the Malaysian province of Sabah in September 1985 killing 21 people.