Philippines

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.

Bill Roggio is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the Editor of FDD's Long War Journal.

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