COTABATO, Philippines | 2 dead, nearly 30 wounded in bomb blast at Philippine mall

COTABATO, Philippines | 2 dead, nearly 30 wounded in bomb blast at Philippine mall

COTABATO, Philippines— Suspected Muslim militants remotely detonated a bomb near the entrance of a mall in the southern Philippines on Monday as people did last-minute shopping ahead of New Year’s Eve celebrations, killing at least two and wounding nearly 30, officials said.

The bomb went off near the baggage counter at the entrance of the South Seas mall in Cotabato city, wounding shoppers, vendors and commuters. Authorities recovered another unexploded bomb nearby as government forces imposed a security lockdown in the city, military and police officials said.

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