An explosion transpired at headquarters of 1st Brigade Combat Team in Tanjung, Indanan, Sulu at 12 noon today, June 28.
Three soldiers died and nine others were wounded. The wounded were promptly given medical attention by the responding troops.
Troops of the Joint Task Force Sulu are currently on alert.
Combat clearing operations and investigations are continuously being conducted in Sulu today.
Major General Cirilito Sobejana, Western Mindanao Command chief, said, “Ground troops continue to establish the circumstances and identify the perpetrators behind this inhumane attack.”
“We will intensify our offensives to crush terrorist groups that hamper the stability and development in Sulu, ensuring that all actions are in accordance with the law.”