Hotel in the city of Zamboanga
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Zamboanga wedding guests caught in Philippine blast

An explosion has ripped through a small hotel in the southern Philippines, killing three people and injuring at least 27 more.

Reports said most of the casualties were at the hotel in the city of Zamboanga to celebrate a local wedding.

The explosion blew the roof off the hotel and destroyed the upper levels, according to witnesses.

Kate McGeown reports from Manila.

  • 28 Nov 2011