7 months Sulu blast leaves 3 troops dead, 9 injured Manilatimes
ZAMBOANGA CITY: Three soldiers were reported dead and nine others injured in a powerful explosion Friday at a military base in the southern province of Sulu. The military put the blame on the explosion on the Abu Sayyaf, whose leaders have renewed their allegiance to the Islamic State (IS). The explosion inside the army’s combat base in Indanan town coincided with the assumption of Maj. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana as the new chief of the Western Mindanao Command (WesMinCom). Sobejana was earlier quoted as saying that he would finish of the Abu Sayyaf before the year ends.Advertisements
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