Philippines: November 14, 2002
Police arrested to Moslems in the south for running a bomb making operation. Bomb materials were seized as well. Another man was arrested who admitted he masterminded several bombings as a member of Abu Sayyaf. The man said he received two months of bomb making training fro two Yemenis who said they were from al Qaeda.
The army continues to purse Abu Sayyaf members on Basilan, where one rebel was killed today in a clash with troops..