Results tagged “Philippines”
Would you like to limit the tag results display to a specific section?
If you do, then pick any of the sections below:
Or simply go to the aggregated tag results from:
Three civilians were killed and 21 wounded in a bombing at a building outside the gate of the Edwin Andrews Air Base in Zamboanga City in Mindanao. The military accused the Moro Islamic Liberation Front™s special operations group for the blast. MILF denied the charges.
Abu Saif and MILF attacked a military outpost and a convoy of troops on the southern island of Basilan. The convoy was hit with an IED while rushing to reinforce the remote outpost. Two Muslim terrorists and 14 Marines were wounded during the fighting.
More than 300 commandos attacked and captured an Abu Sayyaf and Jemaah Islamiyah camp on the island of Jolo. The military said the more than 200 fighters in the camp took "heavy casualties." The military said the Moro National Liberation Front launched mortars at government troops during the assault.
Police intelligence arrested Ronnie Tillung, alias Taming Yakana, a suspected member of the Abu Sayyaf who allegedly took part in the abduction of a physician in Isabela City, Basilan in 1992.
Three suspected foreign terrorists arrested last month in connection with an alleged plot to bomb embassies in Manila are in military intelligence custody and are undergoing interrogation. Regional al Qaeda-linked terrorists are benefiting from the illicit sale of counterfeit cigarettes, medicines, CDs, and DVDs. Australia has boosted its security at its embassy in Manila following reports it was one of the targets in a suspected terrorist bomb plot.