Military reports an ongoing firefight between the AFP and Abu Sayyaf in Patikul, Sulu.

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24 March 2019
Police have arrested the leader and a member of Tope kidnap for ransom group in an entrapment operation in Malabon City.
Five soldiers dead in clash vs. Abu Sayyaf in Sulu
5 soldiers, 3 suspected militants killed in an encounter between govt troops and Abu Sayyaf Group in Patikul, Sulu, according to a military official.
Jolo mayor believes at least 7 foreign militants still in Sulu
In its weekly newsletter, IS highlights the attack by militants on the Cathedral of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Jolo, Sulu
Troopers of the 5th Scout Ranger Battalion clashed with about 100 Abu Sayyaf militants in Patikul, Sulu on Saturday morning.
Gov't troops clash with 100 ASG fighters in Patikul, Sulu
Military reports an ongoing firefight between the AFP and Abu Sayyaf in Patikul, Sulu.
Filipino media reports about a large-scale battle currently ongoing in Patikul Mountains. Up to 150 Islamic State fighters
The 5th Scout Ranger Battalion engaged in intense firefight with approximately 100-150 fighters of Abu Sayyaf leader Hajan Sawadjaan in Brgy Kabbon Takas, Patikul, Sulu. Sawadjaan is the ASG leader believed to be involved in the JoloBlast
Four individuals in Jolo blasts CCTV video yield to authorities; deny involvement in bombings
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 11km ENE of General Luna, Philippines
Security guards and policemen implement tight security in Baclaran Church, Paranaque City on Wednesday, January 30, following the twin explosions at a church in Jolo, Sulu that killed at least 20 victim. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler
Two people were killed in a bomb attack on a mosque in the southern Philippine city of Zamboanga, which has a Muslim minority.
2 killed, 4 injured in Zamboanga City mosque blast
14-year-old Jolo blast victim dies in Zamboanga City hospital
Duterte says he has no doubt the Abu Sayyaf group is behind the Jolo blasts
Duterte says it's better that government money goes to hospitals than corruption.
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 55km SE of Sarangani, Philippines
Two members of the Cotabato Provincial Mobile Force Company were wounded after being hit with a landmine at Purok Kabisig, Barangay Poblacion the town of Magpet at 5:30 p.m. on Monday.
Duterte visits Jolo cathedral blasts site
President Duterte's marching orders to the troops in Sulu: an all-out war against the terror groups and give justice to the victims, a military official said. @alipalajulieINQ
@piaranada PresidentDuterte expresses his condolences for those who perished in the Jolo bombing, including the soldiers who were killed while responding to 1st blast. (Malacañang photos)
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 23km ENE of General Luna, Philippines
The Islamic State Organization claims responsibility for two bombings in the church of the southern Philippines
The number of people who lost their lives in the church attack in the Philippines rose to 27.
At least 20 dead and 67 wounded in twin bombings near Catholic cathedral in Jolo, Sulu
Cotabato City votes for inclusion in the new Bangsamoro autonomous region.
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 87km E of Pondaguitan, Philippines
IS-affiliated Bayyinat agency reports about ongoing clashes versus Filipino military in Lanao del Sur (not so far from Marawi)
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