Three dead in Basilan clashes


ZAMBOANGA CITY: Two government troops and an Abu Sayyaf member were killed during clashes in restive Basilan. Officials on Friday said the fighting erupted in Sungkayot village in Ungkaya Pukan on Thursday following a military operation that targeted Abu Sayyaf’s Sulayman Ajanti, who was killed in the clashes. Government militias Damman Hasalal and Jakaria Kulok were also killed while Adzmin Hasalal and Ummal Kulok were wounded.


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