The religion of peace spreading their message of peace in the Philippines. Where Muslims go, bloodshed follows.
Government soldiers killed by what they believe were Abu Sayyaf Jihadists in the video below look incinerated and still smoking, so they must have been found immediately after the attack. Maybe another unit which was following them with a little delay found them?
Whole truckload of soldiers were killed. May have been an IED but they were driving down a dirt road in a jungle which is not where you would anticipate much motorized traffic so why place an IED there? But then again – none of the weapons were collected by the attackers. Why would they pass up on the opportunity to expand their weapon supplies if the soldiers were dead? Perhaps the IED idea isn’t too farfetched.
Another possibility would be that Abu Sayyaf Jihadists fired a rocket propelled grenade at the truck but unfortunately I don’t have any of that info. Perhaps our Filipino speaking friends can help with translation of dialogue?
Many soldiers burned to a crisp. Must have been quite a fireball: