Sulu governor survives slay try

ZAMBOANGA CITY: Sulu Gov. Sakur Tan survived an assassination attempt on his life, but four of his escorts were wounded in a broad-daylight attack.

Tan’s convoy was traversing a road in Patikul town when a parked motorcycle rigged with explosives was detonated at around 12.15 p.m.

A town mayor, Hatta Berto, of Pandami, who was with Tan, and two army soldiers and a policeman escorting him, were injured in the bombing, his spokesman, Sonny Abing, told reporters.

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