Mohammad Yusoph bin Abdillah
Jolo, Sulu [07.29.16] – At least three male and one female members of Abu Sayyaf Group was reportedly died, while two wounded government soldiers were also wounded in action in a fifteen minutes encounter between the government troops Philippine and the terrorist Abu Sayyaf Group, this morning in Barangay Langpas, Indanan, Sulu, a report said.
The troops from SOP-10, Marine Battalion Landing Team -10, led by 2nd Lieutenant Bandilla, PN [Marines] and 64th Marine Company led by 1st Lieutenant Alberto D. Alvarez, PN [Marines] has encountered an undetermined numbers of Abu Sayyaf Group while on patrol in the remote area of Barangay Langpas.
The government troops clashed the group of ASG leader believed to be under Alden Bagadi alyas Sayning a ranking Sulu military official confirmed.
The four casualties on Bagadi’s group has confirmed three males and one female casualty. Identities of the casualties are not available as of posting time.
The wounded has suffered slight injuries, a military officer said in a statement.