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- Philippines Terrorist Attack Update | 5 Soldiers And 6 Civilians Killed As Two Terrorist Attacks Today In Philippines
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Two terrorist attacks took place on Monday afternoon in Sulu, Jolo Province, Philippines. 11 people died in these. After the incident, the army took possession of the area. The Military Intelligence Unit is also assisting the police in the investigation.
- According to preliminary information, the first attack was carried out through IED
- The second attack was done by a female fidayeen, she also died
11 people were reported killed in two terrorist attacks in Jolo province of the Philippines on Monday afternoon. The death toll could rise as more than 35 people have been reported injured. Some of these are in critical condition. Five soldiers and 6 civilians are among those killed. The injured have more soldiers.
How was the attack
According to police, the incident took place in Sulu, a Muslim-dominated area of Jolo province. These attacks occurred on two roads here. In the first attack, an IED was placed on the bike. Five soldiers and five civilians were killed in the blast. 15 people were injured. Most of them are soldiers. The second attack was carried out by the female fidayeen at a distance of about 200 meters. He blew himself up. It killed one person and injured 18 people.
Only soldiers were on target
Some media reports in the Philippines state that the attackers were the only targets of the attackers. A few kilometers from here is the military base. Carts of soldiers keep coming. Soldiers also come to the market to shop. The terrorists took advantage of this only. A terrorist group called Abu Sayyaf is active here.
Army's intelligence unit is also active
The Military Intelligence Unit has also been engaged with the local police to investigate the incident. The entire area is sealed. Police have collected some evidence of the incident. No organization has claimed responsibility for the incident. Lieutenant General Ronaldo Matteo said – We have got some clues. Regardless of where the criminals are, we will find them soon.