9 dead and 16 injured in a series of explosions in southern Philippines

[Global Times – global network reporter Zhao Yipu] according to the Philippine media GMA, four civilians and five soldiers have been killed and 16 others have been injured in two consecutive explosions in hollo City, Sulu Province, southern Philippines. According to the previous report of Philippine police, the two serial explosions occurred at 11:53 and 13:00 local time respectively in front of a local food store. < p > < p > < p > the Philippine Star quoted Bernard barnak, spokesman of the Philippine National Police, as saying that police in hollo city have deployed police to evacuate local residents and continue to investigate possible explosives in the surrounding areas. Police are still investigating the suspect in the bombing.