7 killed in clash between gov’t troops, Abu Sayyaf in Sulu

The military says 3 soldiers and 4 Abu Sayyaf members were killed during an ‘intense’ half-hour firefight in Patikul, Sulu
Richard Falcatan
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Seven were killed and 21 others wounded during a clash between government troops and around 80 Abu Sayyaf members in Patikul, Sulu, on Friday morning, April 5.
The military said 4 were killed and 9 wounded on the Abu Sayyaf side, while 3 soldiers were killed and 13 others wounded on the part of the 5th Scout Ranger Batallion following the “intense” 30-minute firefight in Sitio Atol, Barangay Latih in Patikul on Friday morning.
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Source: rappler.com

Patikul, Sulu
Patikul, Sulu

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