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Army Special Forces seize Abu Sayyaf camp in Basilan | Inquirer News

Army Special Forces seize Abu Sayyaf camp in Basilan | Inquirer News

The Philippine Army’s Special Forces seized a known stronghold of the Abu Sayyaf Group in Basilan province in a series of military offensives on Monday afternoon.

Western Mindanao Command spokesperson Major Filemon Tan Jr. said on Tuesday that the stronghold, located at Hill 355 in Barangay (village) Silangkum in Tipo-Tipo town, was fortified with bunkers, tunnels and foxholes.

The elite troops also seized two improvised explosive devices (IEDs), a battery, one small plastic box, switch and an improvised electric blasting cap.

Source: Army Special Forces seize Abu Sayyaf camp in Basilan | Inquirer News