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Army colonel shot dead celebrating Father’s Day

A senior military officer, who was responsible for the neutralization of a Malaysian bomb expert in Basilan last year, was shot to death by two motorcycle-riding armed men while celebrating “Father’s Day” with his family in this city at about 9:35 p.m. Sunday.

The Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) operating in Sulu province released Tuesday a Filipino-Chinese captive in Lapuyan in Zamboanga del Sur at sundown Tuesday.

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