10 months Joint Task Force Sulu confirms erosion in ASG ranks MB
By Francis Wakefield  The military’s Joint Task Force (JTF) Sulu Tuesday said that the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) has splintered into small groups to avoid government forces and now fearing civilians who might report their locations and identities. JTF Sulu Commander Brig. Gen. Divino Rey Pabayo made the revelation after initial result of the custodial debriefing of Abu Sayyaf members who recently surrendered confirmed the information to them. (MANILA BULLETIN) It was further revealed by the surrenderors that most in their ranks were demoralized caused by the all-out military offensives. “Accordingly, some of their comrades especially the young ones have ... more