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Minister for Asia Alok Sharma condemns bombing in Davao

Minister for Asia Alok Sharma condemns the bombing in Davao on 2 September and offers sympathy to those affected.

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Alok Sharma, Minister for Asia responds to the recent bombing in Davao, Philippines:

I condemn the horrific attack on a market in Davao City in the Philippines. My thoughts are with the families and loved ones of all those who have died as a result of this appalling act, and I wish those injured a speedy recovery.

The British Embassy in Manila is in close contact with the Philippine authorities and we stand ready to offer assistance.

Published 6 September 2016