Police and military intelligence are tracking down 10 Indonesian and two Pakistani nationals — believed to be members of the terrorist group Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) — who have been tasked to carry out suicide bombing attacks in various areas in Mindanao. The presence of the 12 foreigners in Mindanao was first reported by Immigration Commissioner Andrea Domingo, who based her report on information submitted by sources outside her agency. The planned suicide bombings reportedly form part of earlier warnings issued by Western countries’ intelligence services, indicating that terror cells of the al-Qaeda — of which JI is reportedly a member — are about to launch more attacks in Southeast Asia, particularly in Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines. “We have heard the report on those foreign nationals, that is why we are verifying it,” said the Army’s 6th Infantry Division chief, Maj. Gen. Generoso Senga. Full Story
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