9 months ASG bomber slain in Zamboanga Manilatimes
ZAMBOANGA CITY: Police commandos killed a suspected Abu Sayyaf Group (asg) bomber in a firefight here, officials said Tuesday. Officials said Admar Asilon, an alleged member of the ASG’s urban terrorist group (UTG) under Marzan Ajijul, traded gunfire with the police in Barangay San Jose, where he was tracked down late on Monday. Asilon, 35, was cornered in a building where he was eventually killed. A police report said Asilon was also a member of City Hunter, a gun-for-hire syndicate operating in Zamboanga City and neighboring Basilan province. The operation against Asilon was launched by the 904th Mobile Company of the Regional ... more