8 months Hundreds of families displaced as military launches offensives vs Abu Sayyaf MB
By Aaron Recuenco Hundreds of families were forced to flee their homes in Patikul town of Sulu after the military launched operations against the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) following the Sunday morning Jolo Cathedral blast that left 21 people dead and more than 100 others, mostly churchgoers, injured. This handout photo released by Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Public Information Office (PIO) Western Mindanao Command (WESTMINCON) taken on January 27, 2019, shows debris inside a Catholic Church where two bombs exploded in Jolo, Sulu (AFP PHOTO – ARMED FORCES OF THE PHILIPPINES, WESTERN MINDANAO COMMAND / MANILA BULLETIN) Myrna ... more