From the Philippine Daily Inquirer (Jun17): Soldiers kill Abu Sayyaf bandit in Sulu encounter
Patikul (outlined in red) in Sulu (Image from Google Maps)
ZAMBOANGA CITY — An Abu Sayyaf bandit was killed in one of two clashes that took place in Sitio Salih in Barangay Panglahayan in Patikul, Sulu on Saturday.
Lt. Col. Ronaldo Mateo, commanding officer of the 32nd Infantry Battalion, said soldiers and Abu Sayyaf bandits clashed aty around 3:20 p.m. but no casualty were reported.
At 6:30 p.m., another encounter took place, where the still unidentified bandit was killed.
Several improvised explosive devices and personal belongings were also recovered in the aftermath of the second clash.