Philippine army camp blast kills 5; Islamic State claims responsibility

FILE PHOTO: Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte attends a session of the ASEAN Summit in Bangkok, Thailand, June 22, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva/File Photo

MANILA (Reuters) – An explosion at a military base in the restive southern Philippines on Friday killed five people, including three soldiers, and wounded nine others in what Islamic State said was an attack by its suicide bombers. The military said the blast occurred at around noon at a base on Jolo island, a stronghold […]

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