Another ASG killed in Basilan clash

MANILA, Philippines — Another Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bandit was killed while four troopers were wounded during operations at Amoloy, Tipo-Tipo, Basilan Thursday night.

This brought the ASG death toll to 32 with troopers slain at 18, and the number of wounded now at 57 since April 9.

According to Major Filemon Tan, Western Mindanao Command spokesperson, the clash took place at 9:30 p.m.

The body of the slain brigand was recovered and operations are still ongoing. PNA/