Blasts wound 3 in Basilan school where canvassing is ongoing

May. 22, 2007

MANILA — Two explosions ripped through a public school in Lamitan, Basilan, where the canvassing of votes were being held, injuring at least three people, media reports said Tuesday morning.

Radio dzBB, quoted by GMANews,tv, said no one was killed in the attacks at the Lamitan Central Elementary School.

Election-related violence continues to occur in the Philippines more than a week after the elections. The police said more than 120 people have died in violent attacks since Jan. 14, the start of the campaign. (

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