Western Mindanao Command

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Name: Western Mindanao Command
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Abu Sayyaf ambush death toll rises to 25

MANILA: Police on Tuesday reported the death toll from the ambush by the Al Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf extremists on a group of villagers who were to attend the Eid Al Fitr to mark the end of the Holy Month of Ramadan on the island province of Sulu in restive ... [Published The Gulf Today - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

WestMinCom Press Statement on Talipao Ambush

“We denounce the act of this lawless group (ASG) who claimed the lives of innocent civilians including women and children. We deeply sympathize with our muslim brothers;Hence, assistance to the wounded victims and the bereaved families have been extended. ... [Published Daily Zamboanga Times - 3 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

ASG attack death toll rises to 23

By ELENA L. ABENGovernment forces have stepped up security operations in Sulu as the death toll from the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) attack on civilians rose to 23 yesterday.This, as a spokesman for the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) admitted that the ... [Published Tempo - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

19 people killed in Sulu ambush

AT LEAST 19 people were killed on Monday in an ambush in Sulu province in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) as Muslim Filipinos celebrated Aidil Fitri, officials said.Brigadier General Martin Pinto, commander of the 2nd Marine Brigade, identified ... [Published Brunei Times - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 13 reports

Death toll rises to 21 in southern Philippines ambush

Home World NewsBy Hader Glang, Monday, July 28, 2014ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – The beginning of the Islamic holiday of Eid was shattered by violence early Monday when 21 civilians were killed in an ambush by al-Qaeda-linked militants in the Philippines ... [Published Turkish Press - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Philippines' Muslim south celebrates Eid

World Bulletin/News DeskThe Philippines’ Muslim south welcomed the Eid holiday (Hariraya Puasa) with celebratory gunfire Monday, while local authorities stressed the importance of the ongoing peace process in their congratulatory messages.Thousands of ... [Published World Bulletin - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Abu Sayyaf head slain in Mindanao encounter

MANILA: The military on Saturday reported that a leader of the Al Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf extremists and four others were killed in a fierce encounter with government forces on the island province of Basilan in strife-torn Mindanao.Captain Maria Rowena ... [Published The Gulf Today - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 3 reports

Five die as army, rebels clash in Basilan

ZAMBOANGA CITY: The military staged an attack on Abu Sayyaf militants in Basilan on Thursday, leaving at least five people dead, including three Abu Sayyaf members, a security official said yesterday.The clash occurred at the village of Ungkaya in Pukan ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 0600GMT, July 25

Philippine military staged an attack on Abu Sayyaf militants in southern Philippine province of Basilan on Thursday, leaving at least five people dead, including three Abu Sayyaf members, a security official said Friday.The clash occurred at the village ... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

5 dead, 8 wounded in military, Abu Sayyaf clash in S. Philippines

Philippine military staged an attack on Abu Sayyaf militants in southern Philippine province of Basilan on Thursday, leaving at least five people dead, including three Abu Sayyaf members, a security official said Friday.The clash occurred at the village ... [Published Global Times - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Troops step up effort vs ASG activities

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - The military said intensified monitoring and strong coordination with stakeholders will be a potent strategy to subdue the Abu Sayyaf and its cells from staging abductions in the south and borders of Sabah.Lt. Gen. Rustico ... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 5 reports

AFP chief orders new probe on 'friendly fire' deaths

General Emmanuel Bautista constitutes the Board of Inquiry after confirmation that 6 Joint Special Operations Group members were accidentally killed by friendly fire in JuneArmed Forces chief General Emmanuel Bautista. Rappler photoMANILA, Philippines ... [Published Rappler - Jul 11 2014]

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He added: "We do so as we join in thoughts and prayers the people of Gaza and the people from all corners of the world who continue to endure tremendous suffering. May world leaders and all humanity unite to uplift their condition."
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Public Affairs Office Chief Ramon Zagala said: "The AFP condemns this heinous atrocity that victimised innocent civilians. This attack cannot be justified by any ideology and shows the Abu Sayyaf's terrorist nature."
"The incident resulted in the killing of six males and ten females and the wounding of 13 individuals, including children" Muyuela told the Anadolu Agency in a text message
"We have directed our security forces to investigate the incident and make sure that those behind the incident will face justice" Hataman added . – with reports from Karlos Manlupig/Rappler.com

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Abu Sayyaf ambush death toll rises to 25 [Published The Gulf Today - 2 hours ago]
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Death toll in Eid'l Fitr massacre reaches 23 [Published Philippine Star - Jul 29 2014]
19 people killed in Sulu ambush [Published Brunei Times - Jul 29 2014]
Sulu a challenge for the military, official says [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 29 2014]
Video: Abu Sayaff Group kill 21 civilians in Sulu [Published Kicker Daily News - Jul 29 2014]
Death toll rises to 21 in southern Philippines ... [Published Turkish Press - Jul 29 2014]
Death toll from Abu Sayyaf attack on Sulu civil... [Published Interaksyon - Jul 28 2014]
AMBUSH AGAINST MUSLIM TRAVELERS IN SOUTH [Published Misna - Jul 28 2014]
Eid’l Fitr massacre: Abus kill 21 civilians in ... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 28 2014]
ASG kills 21 civilians on the Feast of Eid’l Fitr [Published Manila Bulletin - Jul 28 2014]
Ambush kills 21 in southern Philippines -UPDATED [Published World Bulletin - Jul 28 2014]
Philippines' Muslim south celebrates Eid [Published World Bulletin - Jul 28 2014]
Toll in Philippines militant attack rises to 19 [Published Mangalorean - Jul 28 2014]
Death toll from Abu Sayyaf ambush in S. Philipp... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jul 28 2014]
Ambush kills 16 in southern Philippines [Published World Bulletin - Jul 28 2014]
16 killed, 13 wounded in Sulu ambush [Published Minda News - Jul 28 2014]
Sulu officials condemn ambush of innocent civil... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Jul 28 2014]
Abu Sayyaf bandits kill 18 civilians in Sulu am... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 28 2014]
Abu Sayyaf bandits kill 16 civilians in Sulu am... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 28 2014]
Abu Sayyaf kill 16 villagers in road-side ambush [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 28 2014]
18 civilians killed in Sulu ambush [Published Rappler - Jul 28 2014]
Abu Sayyaf head slain in Mindanao encounter [Published The Gulf Today - Jul 27 2014]
Five die as army, rebels clash in Basilan [Published Qatar Peninsula - Jul 25 2014]
Sayyaf leader, 4 others dead in Basilan clash [Published Philippine Star - Jul 25 2014]
Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 0600GMT, Ju... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 25 2014]
Abu Sayyaf leader, 4 others slain in Basilan clash [Published Philippine Star - Jul 25 2014]
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