26 Jan '11, 4am

#Philippines : L’#attentat d’un #bus, qui a fait 5 morts, est imputé à des « terroristes musulmans

#Philippines : L’#attentat d’un #bus, qui a fait 5 morts, est imputé à des « terroristes musulmans

A member of the National Bureau of Investigation forensic team collects evidence as he examines a damaged passenger bus parked inside a police headquarters.-- PHOTO: REUTERS MANILA - MUSLIM terrorists from the remote southern Philippines may have been behind a bus bomb attack in the nation's financial hub that killed five people, authorities said on Wednesday. A mortar shell triggered by a mobile phone led to Tuesday's explosion that ripped apart a bus travelling along one of Manila's main roads, the city's police chief and President Benigno Aquino's national security adviser said. 'A Nokia cellphone is the device they used to trigger the explosion. It acts like a command-detonated explosive,' the security adviser, Cesar Garcia, said on local television. 'The fact that... the device used was an improvised explosive device similar to the ones used by terrorist organisations...

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