Back in early February the Armed Forces of the Philippines reported that 2 top Jemaah Islamiyah leaders were killed in a bombing operation in Sulu. The incident was reported globally and hailed as a great victory. On February 22 however Rappler reported that the two JI leaders were still alive, the report was corroborated by a March 13 in the New York Times. Piecing together information from intelligence and military sources in 3 different countries Rappler explains how the two were able to get our alive.
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