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Four Abu Sayyaf guerrillas killed in Jolo clash

Four members of the Abu Sayyaf Muslim extremist group were killed and a Marine was wounded in a clash in the southern Philippine island of Jolo, the military said Monday. Fighting broke out on Friday when the Marines encountered about 20 Abu Sayyaf members who were believed attempting to disrupt Good Friday Christian ceremonies in the island’s capital town, the military said in its report. The gunbattle lasted 15 minutes before the Abu Sayyaf withdrew dragging four of their dead, the military’s southern command said. Meanwhile, the security forces across the Philippines remained on alert to prevent more attacks by the Abu Sayyaf. Full Story

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