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Grenade thrower dies in hospital

The suspect in the grenade-throwing incident in Jolo, Sulu that killed four people has died after being sent to the hospital complaining about his health.

Search and rescue operation is still on in an effort to locate six fishermen who went missing in Sulu last Tuesday, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said yesterday.

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Palace backs AFP on drive vs Sayyaf

Malacañang yesterday stood by the integrity, honesty, and dedication of the Armed Forces of the Philippines amid the allegations of Jolo, Sulu Mayor Hussin Amin that some military officers are allegedly conniving with the Abu Sayyaf Group for ransom money.

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A severed head purportedly belonging to Canadian hostage Robert Hall was found Monday evening at the gate of the Jolo Cathedral in Sulu.

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Seven government troopers were wounded yesterday morning when suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) lobbed a hand grenade at a passing military truck in Jolo, Sulu.

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By GENALYN D. KABILING Manila, Philippines – Malacañang confirmed yesterday that the Abu Sayyaf Group has allied with Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) regional terror group but allayed concerns of immediate threats to Metro Manila so far. Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda said the government has not monitored an imminent security threat in the capital but is constantly […]

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