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One killed, soldier wounded in Zamboanga del Norte clash

By Frank E. Dosdos, Jr.
Correspondent .

Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur — A suspect was killed and one soldier wounded in a joint law enforcement operation conducted by the Army’s 42nd Infantry Battalion and police troopers in Barangay Sipakit, Sirawai, Zamboanga del Norte 5:00 am on Monday.

“Our troops together with the PNP were serving warrants of arrest for murder and attempted murder case against Juhuri Wahab Tukalan and Isnain Yacub under the Jamilon Tukalab group when the clash happened. The said group is notorious in kidnapping and extortion activities and are responsible in conducting ambuscades against the civilians in the area,” said Lt. Col. Leon Onggao, the 42nd Infantry Battalion Commander.

“The killed lawless element was identified by his next of kins as Ato Antao Lumingis after the cadaver was turned over to the local government unit of Sirawai. During the two-hour firefight, wounded lawless elements were also seen by our troops as they scampered to different directions,” added Onggao.


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