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Suspected Abu Sayyaf killed in Tawi Tawi

ZAMBOANGA CITY – A suspected Abu Sayyaf member was killed in a village in Bongao town in Tawi-Tawi on Saturday.

Brig. Gen. Custodio Parcon, commander of Joint Task Force Tawi-Tawi, said Ibno Moro, who was allegedly involved in several kidnapping incidents and the massacre of a family in Tawi-Tawi, was killed in a raid in his hideout in Barangay Kamagong in Bongao town.

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Parcon said Moro was involved in the massacre of a family in Lapid-Lapid village in Bongao in 1989; the kidnapping of Mayor Kuyoh Pajiji in Sibutu town in 2004; the kidnapping of local businessman Alvin Chua in Bongao in 2002; and another kidnapping of a father and his son in Panglima Sugala town in 2004.

“He has been hiding from the law for quite some time,” Parcon said. GAL

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