2 months 3 killed in Sayyaf ambush in Sulu Manilatimes
ZAMBOANGA CITY: Abu Sayyaf rebels killed a Special Forces soldier and a pro-government militia in an ambush that also left a two-year- old Muslim child dead and another wounded in Sulu, officials said Tuesday. Officials said the soldier and his companion were traveling on a motorcycle in the village of Kagay in Talipao town when pro-Islamic State militants attacked the duo, but two children — Salma Sahisa, 2 and Darma Sahisa, 11, — nearby were also hit by stray bullets. The Monday ambush occurred during the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha and while the whole region is in an extended ... more