'Foreign terrorists' blamed for deadly Philippine blast

By Karen Lema and Neil Jerome Morales
Updated December 3 2023 - 9:15pm, first published 9:13pm
Troops are on high alert after a blast during a Catholic mass in the Philippines killed four people. (AP PHOTO)
Troops are on high alert after a blast during a Catholic mass in the Philippines killed four people. (AP PHOTO)

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr has condemned a deadly bombing, blaming "foreign terrorists", as police and the military strengthened security in the country's south and around the capital Manila.