Yusoph son's kidnapper killed in Lanao Sur clash
by Apipa P. Bagumbaran
Islamic City of Marawi (15 July) -- The leader of a group allegedly holding the son of an election official was killed during an encounter with military troops yesterday, afternoon, at Masiu town here in Lanao del Sur.
Military identified the slain suspect as Dimaporo Dimasacal alias Commander Delta.
Authorities said the encounter was the result of pursuit operations against the lawless group.
Last Tuesday morning, the Delta Force ambushed a military troop on Poona Bayabao killing one soldier and leaving five others wounded. (PIA-Marawi) [top]