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5 Abu Sayyaf militants killed in s. Philippines 

5 Abu Sayyaf militants killed in s. Philippines 

ZAMBOANGA, Feb. 07 (Press Shia) – At least five Abu Sayyaf militants were killed while another was captured when Marines stormed Tuesday morning in an island village off Sulu in southern Philippines, a security official said.Troops from the Marine Special Operations Group (MARSOG) encountered the followers of Abu Sayyaf group sub-leader Alhabsy Misaya at about 8:00 a.m. local time at the small...

Philippine defense chief urges people not to help terrorists 

Philippine defense chief urges people not to help terrorists 

MANILA, Jan. 31 (Press Shia) – Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Tuesday urged people not to provide harboring place to fleeing members of the Abu Sayyaf group and other terrorists."We earnestly ask you to cooperate with your Armed Forces to avoid any untoward incident or injury," said Lorenzana in a statement, adding that the offensive against these groups are now in "full...