Leyte blast - updates

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Special task group created to probe Leyte blast

Jan 02, 2017 - 8:37 AM

The task group will investigate the explosion that rocked Hilongos town in Leyte province on December 28 injuring 32 individuals

Defense chief suspects Maute-BIFF alliance in Leyte blast

Dec 31, 2016 - 10:37 AM

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says initial reports suggest that the two groups have entered into a tactical alliance to divert the miiltary from its focused operations in the southern Philippines

NOT INFORMED. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says he was not informed of the exact date of the planned burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

Duterte sees link between illegal drugs and Leyte blast

Dec 29, 2016 - 6:53 PM

Leyte authorities are also eyeing drug syndicates not terrorist groups in their investigation of the incident in Hilongos Leyte

WAR ON DRUGS. President Rodrigo Duterte links the Leyte town blasts to illegal drugs. File photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 29, 2016

Dec 29, 2016 - 12:03 PM

Hello Here s a roundup of news you need to know this Thursday

BEFORE THE BLAST. The plaza before the bombings occurred. Photo by VSU Student Ritchmon Relente.

DSWD chief clarifies: No deaths in Leyte blast

Dec 28, 2016 - 11:16 PM

7TH UPDATE The initial investigation shows that the suspected IED was cellphone detonated the military says of the blast that hurt at least 33 people

BEFORE THE BLAST. The plaza before the bombings occurred. Photo by VSU Student Ritchmon Relente.