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Military Braces for Possible Sayyaf Retaliatory Attacks

Armed Forces’ Southern Command chief Lt. Gen. Alberto Braganza said yesterday the military is prepared for possible retaliatory attacks from the al-Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf following the reported death of its leader Khaddafy Janjalani. “I am not bothered,” Braganza said, adding that the threat of retaliatory attacks will not deter the military offensive against the bandit group. He has vowed “to go all out against the remnants of the Abu Sayyaf.” Braganza visited Janjalani’s parent, Abubakar and Vilma, at their home in Barangay Tabuk here shortly after receiving the report of the Abu Sayyaf chieftain’s death to condole with the family. He said they are still in the process of verifying the information, although they have received the same report following the air-strike last Nov. 19 in Datu Piang in which the young Janjalani was believed slain. Full Story

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