Bomb blast in southern Philippines
4 August 2011
On Tuesday, 2 August 2011, a bomb blast went off in the southern Philippine city of Cotabato. One person was killed and at least seven injured in the blast which occurred in a commercial building.
SIM has served in the Philippines for nearly 30 years and has workers in various locations, including in the south. SIM also sends Filipino missionaries overseas. Please pray with us for safety and perseverance for our mission workers, and for peace to be restored in this region that has known frequent violence.
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