November 3, in the waters near Sulu Province, the Sulu Joint Task Force intercepted 7 members of the Abu Sayyaf terrorist organization.
During the confrontation between the two sides, 7 members of the terrorist organization were shot. death.
It is reported that the seven terrorists were riding in a twin-engine speedboat at the time and were planning to carry out kidnapping activities at sea.
The Abu Sayyaf armed forces were established in the early 1990s, mainly operating in the southern Philippines, having participated in a series of attacks and kidnappings.
Under the attack of the Philippines government forces, this armed force has been weakened.