2 killed, 10 hurt in clash between 2 armed groups in Sulu

/ 02:00 PM May 21, 2018

Two were killed and 10 were wounded in an encounter between two armed groups in Sulu.

One of the two people killed in Brgy. Bualo, Maimbung town on Sunday night was Maming Mudjasan, a former commander of the Moro National Liberation Front, said Brig. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana, commander of Joint Task Force Sulu.


The firefight between the group of Maimbung Vice Mayor Musjasan Pando and Imal Matarol, a sibling of Councilor Abubakar Tan, started past 7 p.m.

The other fatality was identified as Jubilun Sampu. Details of the confrontation were not immediately given.


Additional government forces have been deployed to secure the area, Sobejana said. With Mark Makalalad, Radyo Inquirer/ je

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