29 wounded as military clash with Abu Sayyaf in Sulu

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Apr 02 2017 06:47 PM

MANILA -- Twenty-nine soldiers were wounded in a clash with members of terror group Abu Sayyaf in Jolo, Sulu Sunday.

The encounter happened at around 9:30 a.m. and ended at around 10:45 a.m.

As of posting time, the number of injured members of the Abu Sayyaf has yet to be identified. Members of the bandit group that were encountered by soldiers were allegedly led by a certain Hatib Hajan Sawajaan. 

The wounded soldiers were brought to a hospital in Barangay Busbus, Jolo, Sulu for treatment. -- with a report from Chiara Zambrano, ABS-CBN News