October 11, 2020, 12.57 AM
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Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman Teuku Faizasyah confirmed that he received word of the operation that netted Rullie.

“The Indonesian Embassy in Manila and the Indonesian Consulate-General in Davao are verifying the details of the operation with the Filipino authorities,” he said.

Philippine troops have intensified a manhunt for would-be bombers in the south after two suicide attacks by women militants killed 15 people and wounded 75 others in Jolo last August.

The US named Abu Sayyaf a terrorist organization because of its links to Al-Qaeda and ISIS. The group is notorious for kidnapping and killing foreigners in Sulu and other parts of Mindanao. 

(Writers: Aditya Jaya Iswara, Ihsanuddin | Editors: Aditya Jaya Iswara, Fabian Januarius Kuwado)

Sources:

https://www.kompas.com/global/read/2020/10/10/134513070/gagal-beraksi-ini-profil-wni-yang-hendak-ledakkan-bom-bunuh-diri-di?page=all#page2

https://nasional.kompas.com/read/2020/10/10/14104361/kemenlu-telusuri-informasi-wni-ditangkap-di-filipina-akibat-bom-bunuh-diri

https://apnews.com/article/arrests-philippines-indonesia-archive-manila-36743c1b3fcb929525e6d2563fffeb12 

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