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Last of Abu Sayyaf in Bohol clash killed

Last of Abu Sayyaf in Bohol clash killed

The last members of the Abu Sayyaf Group foiled in a terrorist act in Bohol have been killed in an encounter with the AFP and PNP.      Calape, Bohol – As of 5:50 P.M. of 15 May 2017, the two remaining members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) involved in a foiled terrorist attack...

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Davao police official detained for attempted Abu Sayyaf rescue

Davao police official detained for attempted Abu Sayyaf rescue

A police official and her companions have been detained under suspicion of collusion with members of the Abu Sayyaf Group currently at large in Bohol.   Clarin, Bohol — A police official and her companions have been detained under suspicion of collusion with members of the Abu Sayyaf Group currently at large in Bohol, following...

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IEDs explode in Tacurong City; 7 hurt

IEDs explode in Tacurong City; 7 hurt

Two powerful explosions in close succession rocked Tacurong City in Sultan Kudarat between 6:45 p.m. and 7:10 p.m. on 17 April 2017, leaving at least seven people—mostly government security forces—hurt. The first explosion reportedly originated from the restroom of Dragon Mart, located along the national highway in Brgy. New Isabela. The IED had been thrown...