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ASEAN meet to push through despite Bohol encounter — DFA

THE Department of Foreign Affairs Foreign Affairs (DFA) yesterday said that the trade meetings of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Bohol will push through starting today despite the clash between government forces and the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) last Tuesday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The ASEAN-Hong…

3 CAA killed, 11 hurt in Basilan clash with ASG bandits

THREE members of Civilian Active Auxiliary (CAA) were killed while 11 others, including six soldiers, were wounded in an encounter with the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bandits yesterday morning in Su-misip, Basilan. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)-Western Mindanao Command (WMC) commander Lt.General Carlito G.…

Abu Sayyaf gunman killed in Bohol clash

A MEMBER of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) was killed in an encounter with police and military troops yesterday afternoon in Bohol. The fatality was identified as Joselit Melloria alias Ali. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Reports reaching Camp Crame showed that the incident occurred at around 12:45 p.m. at…

Another kidnap victim beheaded?

THE Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is validating a report that another victim of kidnapping by the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) was beheaded in Sulu. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); AFP spokesman Brigadier General Restituto Padilla said they have received reports regarding the beheading of ASG hostage Noel Besconde…

Abducted boatman rescued

A BOAT captain abducted by Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) was rescued by government troops yesterday morning in the coastal town of Hadji Mohammad Ajul in Basilan. This was confirmed by Colonel Juvymax Uy, commander of Joint Task Force Basilan. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Uy identified the victim as Aurelio…

2 Abu rebs slain, 1 hurt in encounter

TWO members of Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) were killed while another one was wounded in an encounter with government forces the other day in Basilan. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This was confirmed yesterday by Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)-Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) spokesperson Captain Jo-Ann Petinglay. The encounter…

ASG bandit killed, 34 held in Sulu anti-drug op

A suspected member of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) linked to a drug syndicate was killed while 34 others were arrested in anti-illegal drug operation conducted by combined police and military troops the other day in Sulu. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Western Mindanao…
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