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11 Abu Sayyaf, 3 soldiers slain in rescue operations in Sulu

Eleven Abu Sayyaf bandits and three soldiers were killed in encounters in Patikul, Sulu in the past two days as the military continued its operations to rescue the remaining hostages......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarMay 14th, 2018

11 Abu Sayyaf, 3 soldiers slain in rescue operations in Sulu

Eleven Abu Sayyaf bandits and three soldiers were killed in encounters in Patikul, Sulu in the past two days as the military continued its operations to rescue the remaining hostages......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

11 Abu Sayyaf members, 3 soldiers killed in pursuit operations

ELEVEN MEMBERS of the notorious Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) were killed in separate encounters with the 5th Scout Ranger Battalion in Patikul, Sulu on May 13 and 14 amid the military’s efforts to rescue hostages of the kidnap-for-ransom group. Three soldiers were also killed in action. The ASG faction, led by sub-leaders Hajan Sawadjaan, Idang […] The post 11 Abu Sayyaf members, 3 soldiers killed in pursuit operations appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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10 Abu Sayyaf bandits killed in Sulu clash

ZAMBOANGA CITY -- Twelve persons -- 10 Abu Sayyaf bandits and two soldiers -- were killed in a clash that ensued in the course of the military's continued search and rescue operations for kidnap victims in Sulu. Fifteen others were wounded in the clash that took place Sunday in Barangay Tanum in Patikul town at about 6:15 a.m., said Brigadier General Cirilito Sobejana, commander of the Joint Task Force Sulu, on Monday. Sobejana said soldiers were operating in Sitio Kan Alas when they clashed with Abu Sayyaf bandits. "Our troops encountered a number of combined elements of Abu Sayyaf. The Abu sub leaders who were involved were Hajan Sawadjaan, Idang Susukan, Injam Yadah and B...Keep on reading: 10 Abu Sayyaf bandits killed in Sulu clash.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

3 Sayyaf killed, 7 soldiers wounded in Sulu clash

THREE Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) members were killed while seven soldiers were wounded in fierce encounter on Monday during pursuit operations to rescue two police officers and civilians abducted by the bandits in Patikul, Sulu. Brig. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana, commander of Joint Task Force Sulu, said Army Troops encountered about 70 ASG bandits led by sub-leaders Idang Susukan… link: 3 Sayyaf killed, 7 soldiers wounded in Sulu clash.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMay 8th, 2018

3 Abu Sayyaf dead, 7 soldiers injured in Patikul clash

At least three Abu Sayyaf members were killed and seven soldiers were wounded in an encounter on Monday morning during operations in Patikul town, Sulu to rescue police personnel abducted by terrorists. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 7th, 2018

Kidnap victim Duterte rescued in Sulu

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Government troops have rescued a kidnap victim who had been held by the Abu Sayyaf group for over a year in Sulu, the military said. Continued military operations against the Abu Sayyaf in Panamao, Sulu, paved the way for the rescue of Jose Duterte, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2018

1 Abu Sayyaf killed in military operations to rescue kidnap victims

MILITARY FORCES conducting operations to rescue the remaining kidnap victims of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in the hinterlands of Sulu had an encounter with some 60 members of the bandit group early Monday, which left one ASG dead. The post 1 Abu Sayyaf killed in military operations to rescue kidnap victims appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 11th, 2018

3 Abu Sayyaf members, 1 soldier killed in Sulu clash

THREE members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) and a soldier were killed in Patikul, Sulu on Thursday while conducting pursuit operations against the terrorists. Lt. Col. Gerry Besana, spokesman of the military’s Western Mindanao Command (WestMinCom), said reports of the fatalities were based on “human intelligence.” Besana said that aside from the fatalities, 11 soldiers and [...] The post 3 Abu Sayyaf members, 1 soldier killed in Sulu clash appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Soldier, Abu Sayyaf killed in Sulu clash

A soldier was killed in an encounter with Abu Sayyaf men in Suluon Monday, the military said. Brig. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana said a member of the Abu Sayyaf Group was also killed in the firefight that occurred in Sitio Bud Kaha in Barangay Maligay, Patikul town past11 a.m. "Our troops were continuously doing security, search and rescue for the freedom of the kidnap victims resulting to an encounter with an undetermined number of Abu Sayyaf members," he said. Soldiers recovered two high-powered firearms and other war paraphernalia. The troops also discovered three buried cadavers believed to be fatalities from an encounter with members of the Abu Sayyaf Group a day before. Ar...Keep on reading: Soldier, Abu Sayyaf killed in Sulu clash.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

2 Scout Rangers killed in Sulu rescue mission

MANILA, Philippines – Two Scout Rangers were killed in a mission to rescue Abu Sayyaf hostages in Sulu on Sunday, May 12, the military said. Heavy clashes resumed in the island as troops stepped up pursuit and rescue operations after the bandit group  kidnapped two female cops . “We are sad to report that two ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

2 soldiers killed in Sulu rescue mission

Two soldiers were killed while attempting to rescue kidnap victims of the Abu Sayyaf Group in Sulu, the military said.   Soldiers from the 5th Scout Ranger Battalion led by Ltc. Marlou Jomalesa clashed with the terrorist group in Sitio Kan Alas, Barangay Tanum in Patikul, Sulu, at about 6 a.m. on Sunday, said Joint Task Force Sulu Brig. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana.   The Abu Sayyaf sub-leaders were led by Hajan Sawadjaan, Injam Yadah and Ben Quirino.   The two soldiers were not identified pending notification of their families. Their bodies were brought to Zamboanga City. The military said about 10 bandits were killed in the firefight.   Securit...Keep on reading: 2 soldiers killed in Sulu rescue mission.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

Marines rescue hostage; 2 Abu Sayyaf slain

The other civilian taken with two policewomen by Abu Sayyaf bandits in Patikul, Sulu was rescued on Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 10th, 2018

2 Marines, 5 Sayyaf men slain in Sulu clash

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Two Marines and five Abu Sayyaf bandits were killed in an encounter in Sulu yesterday as government troops launched operations.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 10th, 2017

Sayyaf men kidnap teacher in Sulu

ZAMBOANGA CITY , Philippines  – Amid intensified military operations to rescue the remaining hostages of the Abu Sayyaf, a public school teacher was seized i.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 11th, 2017

10 Abu Sayyaf fighters slain, 18 soldiers wounded in Sulu clash

10 Abu Sayyaf fighters slain, 18 soldiers wounded in Sulu clash.....»»

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5 Abus slain, 11 soldiers hurt in Sulu clash

ZAMBOANGA CITY – Five Abu Sayyaf bandits were killed and 11 soldiers were wounded in an encounter in the jungles of Sulu on Wednesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2017

4 more Sayyaf men slain in Sulu clash

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Four more Abu Sayyaf bandits have been killed in a clash with Marine soldiers on an island in Sulu on Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2017

10 Sayyaf men slain, 6 hurt in Sulu clash

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Ten Abu Sayyaf bandits were killed while six others were wounded in a clash with soldiers in Patikul, Sulu over the weekend. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 12th, 2016

Sulu troops undergo post-trauma debriefing

SOLDIERS at the forefront of combat operations against the terrorist Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in Sulu are undergoing continuous combat stress debriefing to cope with psychological rigors of their duties, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said on Tue.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 4th, 2016

Duterte consoles families of slain soldiers

ZAMBOANGA CITY: President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday condoled with the families of soldiers slain in fierce clashes with Abu Sayyaf militants in Sulu province, promising them aid and free education for their children. Duterte, accompanied by Defense Sec.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 31st, 2016