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Casualties rise as 4 killed, dozens injured in Philippine university explosion

Manila, Dec 3 (UNI) An explosion occurred inside a gym of Mindanao State University in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur province in the southern Philippines on Sunday morning, killing at least four and injuring 50 others, local military and police said.
The blast occurred past 7 a.m. local time when students and teachers gathered for a Catholic mass inside the gym, according to local police.
Major General Gabriel Viray, the commander of the Army's 1st Infantry Division, said the deaths include three females and a male.
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