Updates on bomb explosions in Sulu

As of 2pm, number of casualties of the bomb explosions in the vicinity of Jolo Cathedral are as follows:

Government side –

Killed in action- Five (5) AFP and one (1) PCG
Wounded in action- Sixteen (16) AFP and two (2) PCG

Civilian Side –

Killed- Twelve (12)
Wounded- Sixty-five (65)

Total Casualties-

Killed- Eighteen (18)
Wounded- Eighty-three (83)

Troops immediately cordoned the explosion site and subsequently transported the casualties to Kuta Heneral Teodulfo Station Hospital and Integrated Provincial Health Office-Jolo.

Evacuation of casualties from Jolo to Zamboanga through the air ambulance of the Philippine Air Force is still ongoing.

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