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Suspect confesses to bombing plot

A detained Filipino terror suspect has confessed under interrogation that he helped plot a series of deadly bombings that killed 22 in Manila in December 2000, police said yesterday. Director General Hermogenes Ebdane, head of the Philippine National Police (PNP), said in a report to President Gloria Arroyo and Jose Lina, Interior Undersecretary, that Saifullah Yunos, also known as Mukhlis Yunos, had admitted he was the head of the Special Operations Group (SOG) of the separatist Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) which operates in the south. Yunos operated a lost command of the MILF in Mindanao’s Lanao Province, said Ebdane. He sourced explosives from Fathur Al Ghozi, an Indonesian in General Santos, days before the bombing incident in 2000. Full Story

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