A short time ago 2 bombs exploded in the Muslim-majority province of Sulu in the far south of the Philippines.
27 confirmed dead as of this post with another 77 injured.
The first bomb exploded in the Roman Catholic Cathedral of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in the capital Jolo during Mass. The second blast hit the parking lot a short time later while Government and emergency services were responding.
No one has formally claimed responsibility yet.