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Duterte to visit military camp in Jolo after suicide bombings

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 01:44 PM July 15, 2019

MANILA, Philippines  — President Rodrigo Duterte will visit Monday the military camp in Jolo province that was attacked by two suicide bombers on June 28.

Duterte is set to visit the 1st Brigade Combat in Indanan town where eight were killed and dozens more were injured, including civilians, Senator Christopher “Bong” Go, the President’s trusted aide, said in a text message.

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Maj. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana, chief of the Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) earlier identified one of the suicide bombers as 23-year-old Norman Lasuca, who left his family in 2104 to join an Abu Sayyaf faction led by commander Hajan Sawadjaan.

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