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Sayyaf bomb expert slain in Sulu clash

An alleged Abu Sayyaf sub-leader and bomb expert was killed in an encounter in Patikul, Sulu yesterday morning......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarSep 28th, 2020

Gov’t troops running after bomb suspect seizes ASG lair in Sulu

  BY MARTIN A. SADONGDONG     Government troops running after Mundi Sawadjaan, a bomb expert tagged in the deadly twin blasts in Indanan town last month, successfully overran a harbor site of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in Sulu on Tuesday. Brigadier General William Gonzales, commander of Joint Task Force (JTF) Sulu, said elements […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2020

Abu leader Sawadjaan slain in Sulu clash?

Police are verifying intelligence reports that Abu Sayyaf leader Hatib Hajan Sawadjaan, said to be the new emir of the Islamic State in Southeast Asia, has died......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 9th, 2020

3 Abu Sayyaf slain in Sulu clash

Three suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits were killed while two soldiers were wounded in a military offensive in the hinterlands of Patikul, Sulu on Saturday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 6th, 2020

ISIS liaison killed in Philippine clash

ZAMBOANGA CITY – Elite Filipino troops killed a notorious Abu Sayyaf bomb expert and ISIS liaison in a clash in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2019

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

2 Abus slain in Sulu clash

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Troops killed two Abu Sayyaf bandits in a half-hour firefight as the Army scoured the mountains of Patikul, Sulu to flush out t.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 7th, 2016

Indonesian suicide bomber nabbed in Jolo

An Indonesian woman suspected of planning a suicide bomb attack was arrested, along with two female Abu Sayyaf members, in a raid of their hideout in Jolo, Sulu after midnight yesterday, security officials said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 10th, 2020

Indonesian suicide bomber, 2 Abu Sayyaf members nabbed in Jolo raid

Combined military and police forces arrested the young Indonesian female suicide bomber with two other female Abu Sayyaf members during the raid Saturday dawn and recovered a bomb vest in a village of Jolo, Sulu, security officials said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 10th, 2020

3 soldiers hurt in Sulu clash

Three soldiers were injured when government forces clashed with Abu Sayyaf members in Patikul, Sulu on Sunday afternoon. Members of the Army’s 45th Infantry Battalion were conducting combat operations when they encountered about 20 Islamic militants in Sitio Bud Kaha, Brgy. Bungkaung, according to a report from the Armed Forces’ Western Mindanao Command (WesMinCom). A […] The post 3 soldiers hurt in Sulu clash appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 21st, 2020

5 Abu Sayyaf slain, 2 soldiers hurt in Sibugay clash

Five Abu Sayyaf bandits were killed and two soldiers were wounded in an encounter in Roseller Lim, Zamboanga Sibugay yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 10th, 2020

Soldiers-rebels clash uncovers drug den, weed plantation

A brief clash between the Philippine Marine Corps and suspected Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) fighters led to the discovery of a drug den and marijuana plantation in Luuk, Sulu. Members of the Marine Battalion Landing Team 8 (MBLT-8) were on a routine security patrol on Tuesday in Barangay Kan-Mindus when an undetermined number of suspected […] The post Soldiers-rebels clash uncovers drug den, weed plantation appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 9th, 2020

Westmincom fetes soldiers wounded in clash with Abu Sayyaf

Two soldiers wounded in an encounter with Abu Sayyaf bandits in Sulu were honored on Wednesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 4th, 2020

Trooper, 2 bandits slain in Sulu clashes

An Army Scout Ranger and two Abu Sayyaf bandits were killed in a series of encounters that also resulted in the wounding of seven soldiers in Patikul, Sulu on Saturday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 31st, 2020

6 Abu Sayyaf, 3 soldiers killed in Sulu clash

Six Abu Sayyaf bandits and three soldiers were killed in an encounter in Patikul, Sulu on Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 1st, 2020

9 killed, 3 hurt in Sulu clash with Abu Sayyaf

Six Abu Sayyaf members and three soldiers were killed as gunbattle erupted Friday in the mountain of Patikul town, Sulu, security official confirmed here......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 1st, 2020

6 terrorists, 3 soldiers killed in bloody Sulu encounter

ZAMBOANGA CITY – Six members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) and three soldiers in an encounter in Patikul, Sulu, at noon Friday, July 31. In a report released by the Armed Force of the Philippines-Western Mindanao Command (AFP-WestMinCom) early Saturday, troops of the 32nd Infantry Battalion (32nd IB) were fired upon by undetermined number of Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) members in Barangay Taong, Patikul, Sulu at 11 a.m. July 31. Joint Task Force (JTF) Sulu Commander Maj. Gen. Corleto Vinluan said an exchange of gun fire ensued which resulted in the death of six ASG gunmen and three soldiers, and the wounding of three other soldiers. “It is with deep sadness to report that three of our brave soldiers succumbed to death while defending the people of Sulu,” Vinluan said. “We seek for prayers for the eternal repose of their souls and for the speedy recovery of the wounded soldiers,” Vinluan added. While scouring the encounter site, troops recovered the remains of three of the six slain enemies, and noticed blood stains all over the escape route of the enemy. The soldiers immediately pulled from the battle area the government casualties while the wounded soldiers were brought to Kuta Heneral Teodulfo Bautista Station Hospital for treatment. Identities of the slain terrorists remained unidentified, while those of the military casualties were withheld pending notification to their next of kin. Armed Force of the Philippines- Western Mindanao Command (AFP-WestMinCom) Commander Lt Gen Cirilito Sobejana said: “The men and women of WestMinCom commiserates with the bereaved families of our fallen heroes who dedicated their life serving their beloved country.” “Our forces from the JTF Sulu are determined to pursue the fleeing enemies in honor of their fallen comrades,” Sobejana added. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsAug 1st, 2020

Another Army team misses Abu targets after agents’ killing

An Army unit awaiting a signal to swoop down on an Abu Sayyaf bomb maker and two suspected female bombers instead received word that four of their comrades had been gunned down in Jolo, Sulu, a military spokesperson said on Thursday, July 2, 2020. The team rushed to where the four Army intelligence operatives had […] The post Another Army team misses Abu targets after agents’ killing appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2020

Army officer killed in Sulu clash

An Army lieutenant was killed and nine other soldiers were wounded in an encounter with suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits in Patikul, Sulu on Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2020

4 soldiers, 2 Abu Sayyaf killed in Sulu clash

Four soldiers were killed and 17 others were wounded in an encounter with Abu Sayyaf bandits in Patikul, Sulu on Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 6th, 2020

4 soldiers, 2 Abu Sayyaf rebels killed in Sulu clash

FOUR soldiers and two members of Abu Sayyaf were killed in a clash in Patikul, Sulu, the military reported on Saturday. Based on the report, 17 soldiers were wounded in a 40-minute encounter at So Lagaron, Barangay Kan-Ague on Friday,  Maj. Arvin Encinas, Western Mindanao Command (WESTMINCOM) spokesman, said. After the encounter, the ASG band of 40 […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 6th, 2020