Abu Sayyaf sub-leader killed in Sulu clash against the military

Abu Sayyaf sub-leader killed in Sulu clash against the military

Government forces killed a ranking sub-leader of the Abu Sayyaf Group after a heated gun battle in Patikul, Sulu, on Monday. The Joint Task Force Sulu confirmed in a statement that Arsibar Sawadjaan was killed in a clash with the military. He was the cousin of bomb...
Indonesian fisherman rescued in Sulu

Indonesian fisherman rescued in Sulu

Government troops recently launched a successful operation that rescued an Indonesian fisherman, the last captive of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in the province of Sulu. Lt. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana, Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) chief, identified the rescued...
ASG member surrenders in Sulu

ASG member surrenders in Sulu

Al-amin Jul-ambri, a member of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG), receives financial assistance and a sack of rice from the Army’s 1st Brigade Combat Team (1BCT) after surrendering on Wednesday (Dec. 18, 2019) to the 1BCT troops in Patikul, Sulu. (Photo courtesy of...