Those killed in the attack at Ateneo de Manila University were Rosita Furigay, a former mayor of Lamitan town in southern Basilan province, her aide and a university guard, officials say.
The homemade explosive device went off at a street festival in a crowded town in southern Philippines, the latest unrest in a region prone to militancy. The army suspects a Daesh-linked group of being behind the attack.
An investigation is still underway, but the military suspects it was carried out by the Daesh-linked Abu Sayyaf group.
About 23 people die and 73 others left injured during clashes between Philippine troops and militants
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