2020 Jolo bombings

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The 2020 Jolo bombings occurred on August 24, 2020, when suicide bombers of Abu Sayyaf jihadists attacked Jolo, Sulu, Philippines, killing 14 people and wounding 75 others.[1]

The first attack happened as army personnel were assisting in carrying out COVID-19 humanitarian efforts.[2] The second, a suicide bombing, was carried out near the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cathedral.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Petty, Martin (August 24, 2020). Ed Davies; Alex Richardson (eds.). "Twin bombings kill 15, wound scores in Philippine south". Reuters. Retrieved August 24, 2020.
  2. "14 killed in Jolo twin bombings in southern Philippines". Al Jazeera English. August 24, 2020. Retrieved August 24, 2020.
  3. Gutierrez, Jason (August 24, 2020). "Two Explosions Rip Through Philippines, Killing at Least 14". The New York Times. Retrieved August 24, 2020.