Abu Sayyaf attack Strengthen unity among village folksPosted on
LAMITAN CITY, Philippines — Despite the early morning attack by Abu Sayyaf bandits in the village of Tubigan, Maluso town in Basilan, Villagers pushed the activities scheduled for their fiesta.
The bandits attacked the village while residents were preparing for their fiesta August 21.
The attack left nine civilians killed and wounded ten others.
Few hours after the attack residents managed to push all the scheduled activities for their patronal fiesta.
The attack further strengthened the relationship of the villagers.
Pictures of the pre-fiesta celebration shows the attack did not dampen the spirit of the parochial fiesta in Tubigan.
Today the residents of Maluso town celebrated the fiesta as planned.-Richard G. Falcatan/Newsline.ph