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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.

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September Today in Terrorism

September 2, 2016: Bombing at Davao market in the Philippines

On this day in 2016, Islamist extremists were the most likely ones behind a bombing in Davao City, Philippines in which at least 15 were killed.

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April 25, 2016 | Execution of Canadian Hostages in Philippines

On this day in 2016, Abu Sayyaf terrorists beheaded one Canadian and another later from a group of hostages they had seized in the southern Philippines.

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April 13, 2010 | Kidnapping attempt in the Philippines

On this day in 2010, a kidnapping by the AQ-linked Abu Sayyaf Group in the Philippines went awry as the terrorist group killed 10 people.