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3 ASG men, 1 soldier killed in fierce battle

Three Abu Sayyaf terrorists and a soldier were killed while 15 government troops were wounded during a fierce encounter in Sulu Province on Saturday.

Isnilon Hapilon, one of America’s most wanted terrorists, may have escaped the five-week battle with Islamist militants here, which began with a raid to capture him, the military said yesterday.

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Next target in Martial Law: Drug traffickers

Combating the illegal drug problem will soon be part of the government troops’ mandate during the Martial Law period in Mindanao.

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A gold cross medal, a new pistol, mobile phone, and financial assistance were among the incentives distributed by President Duterte to wounded government troops in Jolo, Sulu last Thursday.

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THE unfortunate story of the kidnapping of four people from a Samal island resort in 2015 – two Canadians, a Norwegian, and a Filipina – continues with no end in sight.

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Suspected Muslim militants attacked government troops guarding a school construction site in a rebel stronghold in the southern Philippines on Sunday, igniting a clash that killed 13 gunmen and two marines, a marine commander said. About 50 gunmen attacked two marine detachments in hilly Talipao town in Sulu province at dawn, […]

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