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Foreign jihadists entering Philippines worry authorities
10/24/2008 02:48 PM | Agencies
Manila: Jihadists or Islamic militants from Indonesia and Malaysia
continue to flee to the Philippines despite stricter border controls,
the head of the counter-terror unit said on Friday.
Arturo Lomibao said Jemaah Islamiah members remained a major security threat to
said the Philippines and neighbouring Indonesia and Malaysia had not
fully stopped the movement of Islamic militants across their common
"Jihadists associated with Umar Patek
continue to arrive intermittently in Mindanao," Lomibao said. He said
the government was focusing its efforts to "neutralise" them.
Patek, an Indonesian, is a key suspect in the 2002 Bali bombing that
killed nearly 200 people. He is believed to be hiding in the
Philippines with Abu Sayyaf members.
Lomibao said he was also worried about other jihadists who "are no longer
visible in the intelligence radar screen".
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