Quote for the Week..

"Why are the country’s political leaders quick to act on amending the Constitution to change nationalistic provisions for the benefit of foreigners or to extend their terms of office but are allergic to amending the Constitution to address the people’s aspirations for self-determination?" - Marvic Leonen,Dean of the UP College of Law, in a keynote address delivered at the 1st International Solidarity Conference on Mindanao; March 16-18, 2009 in Davao City, Philippines.


Saturday, July 26, 2008

Nursing student in bus bombing dies in hospital

DIGOS CITY-- One of the critically injured victims of Thursday's bus bombing here died early morning Friday while being treated at a hospital in Davao City.

Nursing student Sarah Fe Abelle did not survive, said Dr. Ricardo Audan, spokesman of the Davao Medical Center.

At least five more critically wounded patients were being treated in the said hospital.

Thirty-five people were injured in the explosion at the terminal here, when an explosive device went off in a Davao-bound air-conditioned Metro Shuttle bus shortly before noon Thursday.

Authorities are eyeing the extortion group al-Khobar as the being behind the incident.(Orlando Dinoy; INQ.net)

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