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Kinilala naman ni P/Supt. Rogelio Alabata, spokesman ng police regional office ang mga sugatang sina Asin Nor, 31; Aldih Jundain, 22; Arsid Saul, 21; at si Sally Andong mga nakatira sa BAYAN ng Jolo, Sulu na isinugod sa Zamboanga City Medical Center.
government troops rescued Agac-ac at dawn on Saturday, March 25, also in Barangay Basakan, Hadji Mohammad Ajul town. Agac-ac was flown on Monday to Cebu City to be reunited with his family.

The military, however, has blamed the Abu Sayyaf for recent bombings in Sulu, a known stronghold of the IS-linked terror group that has recently beheaded foreign hostages -- including a Malaysian, two Canadians and a German -- after ransoms failed to ...
... 2016 in Lahad, Datu, Sabah have been accounted for with the rescue of the remaining three captives Sunday night at the boundary of Talipao and Panglima Estino towns in Sulu, three days after the rescue of their two companions in Kalinggalang ...
Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCom) Commander DCP Datuk Wan Abd Bari Wan Abd Khalid said the trio were rescued by the Philippine security forces in an operation at Punay, in the Panglima Estino district in Sulu Province last night. Earlier on ...
Filipino soldiers help and escort rescued Malaysian hostages to a waiting aircraft at the airport in Jolo town, Sulu province, in the southern island of Mindanao on Monday. Three Malaysian seamen, kidnapped eight months ago by suspected Muslim ...

Of these, 7,695 persons were displaced due to armed conflict between the armed forces of The Philippines (AFP) and the New People's army (NPA) in the following Municipalities: Laak (Compostela Valley province); Asuncion (Davao del Norte); Manay (Davao ...
ZAMBOANGA CITY - Patay ang apat na katao at sugatan ang mahigit sa isang dosenang iba pa matapos na hagisan ng granada ang isang bakery sa BAYAN ng Jolo sa Sulu province. Base sa ipinarating na ulat ng Jolo police at ni Joint Task Force Sulu ...
FOUR civilians died while 23 others were injured in a grenade explosion in Jolo town in Sulu on Saturday night, the military said yesterday.
A Philippine navy personnel stands in front of an AgustaWestland AW109 helicopter before it takes off during the bilateral maritime exercise between the Philippine Navy and US Navy dubbed as Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT), aboard ...
Victim Aurelio Agac-ac was rescued by WMC forces off Barangay Basakan, Hadji Mohammed Ajul town, Basilan 5:30 a.m. of March 25.
Naganap ang insidente dakong alas-12 sa bahagi ng dagat na malapit sa Sibago Island, BAYAN ng Mohammad Ajul, sabi ni Dagalea sa mga reporter. Hinihila ng tugboat ang ro-ro ferry, na bumibiyahe mula Cebu patungong ... patungo sa direksyon ng bayan ng Tuburan, doon din sa Basilan. Naganap ang pagdukot 10 oras lang matapos mabawi ng mga tropa ng pamahalaan ang dalawang Malaysian, na crew member din ng tugboat, mula sa Abu Sayyaf sa katabing lalawigan ng Sulu Huwebes ng madaling-araw.
Malaysian seaman Abdurahim bin Sumas (in blue) is carried by military personnel to a waiting helicopter at a military hospital in Jolo town, Sulu province in southern island of Mindanao, yesterday, to be transported to Zamboanga City, after he and ...
Malaysian seaman Abdurahim bin Sumas (in blue) is carried by military personnel to a waiting helicopter at a military hospital in Jolo town, Sulu province on Thursday to be transported to Zamboanga City, after he and another Malaysian were rescued.
"I heard him pleading (for mercy)," said Nurhidaya, who stayed at home in Campo Islam here while her husband worked in Tung-umos in Tapiantana Island in Tabuan Lasa town, Basilan. Tung-umos was the site of a project given members of the Moro Islamic ...
ZAMBOANGA CITY: government troops captured an Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) fighter in a remote village in Basilan following a tip from civilians while another terrorist surrendered to soldiers in Sulu. Abdul Muhsin Nur, who belongs to the group of Furuji ...
Carlito Galvez of the Philippine army said Malaysians Tayudin Anjut, 45, and Abdurahim Bin Sumas, 62, were freed after a "focused military operation" in Kalinggalang Caluang town in Sulu, particularly near Pata Island. "The rescued kidnap victims are ...

Meanwhile, Absara Mursalin Akbara, a.k.a. Talim Amsang, another alleged member of the terrorist group, surrendered to officials of the 41st Infantry Battalion past 10 a.m.
religious extremism is espoused and exemplified locally by the jihadist Maute group of Lanao del Sur, the marauding Abu Sayyaf guerillas in the Sulu region, and the outlawed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters in this province. All three groups had ...
ZAMBOANGA CITY - The military is tight-lipped over another clash in which two children was caught in the crossfire in Tongkil town in Sulu on March 14. The Western Mindanao Command declined to comment on the wounding of a 5-year old boy and a ...
... afternoon, March 18, the WestMinCom said 47 members of the BIFF, including "foreign terrorists" were "neutralized" - 21 of them killed and 26 others injured - during "a series of deliberate and purposive military operations" on March 13 to 16 in ...
Killed were: BAYAN Muna member Hadji Billamin Hassan, peasant Nuruddin Mussadul Muhlis and one-year-old girl, "Misha." Aba decried that military operations are "under the pretext of the war on terror" to ... Jabidah epitomized not only how the ...
... only underscores how the presence of U.S. troops is poisonous to The Philippines," Bernadette Ellorin, chairperson of BAYAN USA, said at the time. From Okinawa to Diego Garcia, this destruction goes hand-in-hand with mass displacement of and ...
It is owned by the Sultanate of Sulu, which made the bone-headed decision to lease it to the British North Borneo Company in 1878.
This harm was underscored in 2013 when a U.S. naval warship damaged much of the Tubbataha Reef in the Sulu sea off the coast of The Philippines.
SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao: The Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) is celebrating today (March 18) its 49th founding anniversary with a massive gathering of leaders and supporters in Sulu. ... MNLF Central Committee secretary general, told The ...
Authorities linked Buchoy Hassan to a killing and kidnapping in Sabah state in 2013.
The ARMM provinces of Maguindanao and Sulu are also being pestered by jihadist groups, the Abu Sayyaf and the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF), respectively.
The military here said it was sorry for the deaths of two children during an operation against the Abu Sayyaf in Tabuan Lasa town in Basilan on March 8.
Buchoy Hassan, 48, alias Black or Bocoi, violently resisted while being accosted by members of the Joint Task Force Tawi-Tawi at his residence in Panglima Alari village in Sintangkai town around 8:30 a.m., said Capt. Jo-Ann Petinglay, spokesman of the ...
... reported that several other members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) that seceded from the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (BIFF) were also wounded in the attacks on their hideouts in two villages in the town of Datu Sabili in ...
... in the province of Sulu. Colonel Cirilito Sobejana, Joint Task Force Sulu commander, said the teacher, Ibrahim Potong, was freed in an undisclosed place.
Malaysia, Indonesia and The Philippines will launch joint patrols in the Sulu sea as soon as next month to safeguard ships' crews from piracy and kidnappings, officials from the three countries said.
On the same day the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front signed the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB), on 27 March 2014, residents of Wao town in Lanao del Sur staged a rally to express their desire to be excluded from the ...
MANILA: Members of the al Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf terror group struck anew and kidnapped a teacher on the island province of Sulu in restive Mindanao in defiance of the intensified "search and destroy" operation launched against them by government ...
The NDRRMC also reported that a total of 1,758 famlies or 8,739 persons were affected by heavy flooding in Lanao del Norte and Misamis Occidental in Region 10; Sarangani and Sultan Kudarat in Region 12; and Sulu and Basilan in the Autonomous Region in ...
MANILA, Philippines - Dinukot ng mga armadong kalalakihan na pinaghihinalaang mga bandidong Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) ang isang guro sa high school sa BAYAN ng Maimbung, Sulu nitong Biyernes ng hapon. Ito'y sa gitna na rin ng hangarin ng mga ...
The Anti-drug war, corruption and criminality are the topics that will be discussed in the general assembly (GA) of the country's 1,400 municipal mayors on ...
Warina Sushil Bint Ismuraji, Western Mindanao coordinator of the Philippine Alliance of human rights Advocates (PAHRA), said "more than 824,000 civilians are in the 19 Municipalities of my homeland, Lupah Sug they call Sulu. (Twenty four) million ...
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - Suspected Abu Sayyaf gunmen seized a public school teacher Friday afternoon in Patikul town, Sulu, according to military. Col. Cirilito Sobejana, commander of the Joint Task Force Sulu (JTFS), identified the victim as ...
One of the district representatives, Sulu Rep. Tupay Loong, passed away on June 30, 2016. The House of Representatives passed on third and final reading ... Five of the seven party-list representatives who are Mindanawons also voted no: Akbayan's Tom ...
The weather bureau also issued a Yellow Warning for rainfall in Misamis Oriental, Misamis Occidental, Davao Oriental, Davao del Norte, Sulu, Lanao del Sur, and Surigao del Sur. This meant heavy rainfall of 7.5 - 15 mm that may be expected to continue ...
Sulu - an island province of lush greens, bountiful waters, and great potential. Yet it is also beset by conflict and poverty.
ZAMBOANGA CITY: Four gunmen, two of them suspected drug dealers with links to the jihadist Maute group, were killed in separate operations in Lanao del Sur at dawn on Tuesday.
On Sunday, the Philippine military found Kantner's remains in the municipality of Indanan on the group's island stronghold after a week-long search.
Nine of 32 slain Abu Sayyaf were killed in on and off skirmishes in Maimbung town in Sulu which broke out last Sunday.
According to SITE intelligence, the killing was carried out a day earlier on the southern island of Jolo in the Sulu Archipelago, when the group's 3 p.m.
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines: Another five IS-linked terrorists, including a sub-commander, have been killed by government troops in a fresh clash in the southern Sulu province of The Philippines. According to military officials, the latest encounter ...
Both the head and body of Jurgen Kantner were recovered while the troops were conducting combat, search and retrieval operations in Indanan town in the remote southern province of Sulu, Colonel Cirilito Sobejana told reporters. Kantner's remains would ...


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