Philippines Foils Anti-China Bomb Plot at Manila Airport

September 2, 2014 7:00 AM

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Philippines Foils Anti-China Bomb Plot at Manila Airport

Philippine authorities yesterday thwarted a plot to bomb Manila’s international airport and a nearby mall owned by Filipino billionaire Henry Sy, arresting three men who planned the attack to protest against China’s expansion in the region.

The suspects will be arraigned today and may be charged with illegal possession of explosives and possible conspiracy to commit terrorism, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said at a briefing in Manila today.

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