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Soldier hurt in Patikul, Sulu twin bombing

A twin bomb explosion was recorded on the morning of Tuesday, August 13 in the town of Patikul, Sulu which caused a member of the military’s K9 unit severely wounded.

According to Brig. Gen. Marni Marcos, director of the Bangsamoro of Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) regional police, the blast took place around 7:30 AM in Sitio Lungan Gitong, Brgy. Igasan, Patikul, Sulu with no reported casualty.

However, an hour later, the second improvised explosive device exploded which left Corporal Rene Mediana, whose conducting clearing operations that time, wounded. The second blast reportedly occurred at least 10 meters away from the first explosion site

Authorities are still looking over the incident and if the Abu Sayyaf Group has something to do with the bombing.

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