Philippines police exchanged fire with members of Abu Sayyaf extremist organization 3 members were killed
According to Philippines media, on November 25, the Philippines National Police said that the police exchanged fire with three members of the Abu Sayyaf extremist organization in the waters near Zamboanga City in the Philippines on the morning of the 25th, killing three members of the organization.
Police said that at the time of the incident, three militants were driving a water pump boat preparing to carry out a bomb attack. After being found by the police, the militants opened fire on the police.
During the exchange of fire, two militants were shot and died on the way to the hospital; another militant was shot and fell into the water, and the police are currently searching for his body. Police said they collected two pistols and some explosives on the boat driven by the militants.
It is reported that Philippines police have been chasing Mundi Sawadjaan, a bomb expert of Abu Sayyaf, suspected of being the mastermind of two bombings in Sulu Province in August this year. The explosion in Sulu Province killed 14 people and injured dozens.