ZAMBOANGA CITY: Sulu has rejected fresh proposals to place the province anew under martial law following the recent twin suicide bombings in the capital town of Jolo that killed and wounded dozens of people, mostly civilians.

Gov. Sakur Tan, who called a multisectoral meeting on Wednesday to discuss the security situation listened to participants and leaders of various civil organizations, academe, religious and business sectors, including municipal mayors as they thumbed down the martial law proposals by Philippine Army chief Gen. Cirilito Sobejana and Philippine National Police chief Gen. Archie Gamboa.

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