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Canada condemns attack on Jolo cathedral

/ 01:01 PM January 28, 2019

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. AP FILE

MANILA, Philippines — Canada expressed strong condemnation against the deadly bombing that hit a Roman Catholic church in Jolo, Sulu, Sunday morning.

In a tweet on Monday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau slammed the attack as a “despicable act of cowardice.”

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At the same time, Trudeau extended his “deepest condolences” to the families of the victims of the attack.

The twin blasts that hit the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cathedral claimed the lives of at least 20 people and injured 111 others.

READ: Jolo twin blasts death toll reaches 20, with 111 others injured

Widespread condemnation and expressions of condolences have poured in from the international community following the attack.

READ: European Union condoles with victims of deadly Jolo attackPope strongly condemns Jolo church attackWB ready to help PH after Jolo twin blasts

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