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Explosion Erupts During Amateur Boxing Match

A second bombing attack in less than a week has injured 33 people.

According to Daily Mail, the attack transpired during a boxing match in a central Philippines province, the government said on Thursday.

Just outside a shopping mall in Leyte province, an 81-millimetre mortar round was detonated remotely by a cellphone. However, police have said there have been no arrests made and no group has claimed responsibility, either.

The bombing follows a Christmas Eve grenade explosion just outside a Catholic church in the southern island of Mindanao that wounded 16 people.


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