The Daily Manila Shimbun


2 Abu Sayyaf members killed, 4 captured in Sulu

October 11, 2018

ZAMBOANGA CITY - Two Abu Sayyaf Group members were killed while four were captured after a brief firefight as troops launched a law enforcement operation in Sulu, a top military official said Thursday.

Lt. Gen. Arnel Dela Vega, Western Mindanao Command chief, said fighting broke out around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday in Barangay Kajatian, Indanan, Sulu.

Dela Vega said two Abu Sayyaf members were Jade Hassan alias Radjik and Kemar Jade.

Dela Vega added that captured were: Lino Tantung, 42; Hamjir Sahidal, 19; Sajiyal Asiral Alamia, 46; and, Arajal Amicul Aida, 46.

He said troops also recovered from Sahidal one heat-sealed transparent plastic with white crystalline substance believed to be shabu. DMS