22 soldiers hurt in clash with Abu Sayyaf in Basilan
ZAMBOANGA CITY—At least 22 soldiers were wounded in a fresh clash with the Abu Sayyaf in Basilan on Saturday.
Maj. Filemon Tan Jr., spokesperson for the Western Mindanao Command, said the clash took place at Barangay Baguindan in Tipo-tipo town around 8 a.m.
He said elements of the 44th Infantry Battalion fought against more or less 120 armed bandits.
Details of the clash were still scant, he said. RC
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