ASG fighter killed in Basilan clash

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 07:09:41 +0000




ZAMBOANGA CITY – An Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) member, who was a known follower of the late bandit group sub-leader Furuji Indama, was killed in a brief encounter with government forces in Ungkaya Pukan, Basilan Province.

Armed Forces of the Philippines-Western Mindanao Command (AFP-WestMinCom) commander Lt. Gen. Corleto Vinluan, Jr. identified the slain ASG fighter as Botak, a resident of Ungkaya Pukan, Basilan.

Vinluan said Botak was killed during a five-minute firefight that broke out at around 4 p.m., Thurs