Abu Sayyaf

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Bad Rap: Edris is named Abu Sayyaf's No. 1 bomber

Another movie-star-handsome young man was nabbed on terrorism charges last week, and he had a story almost as chilling as Amrozi's in Indonesia. Abdulmukim Edris, a 30-year-old computer school graduate, was arrested in Manila and charged with last month's bombing of a shopping mall in the southern Philippine city of Zamboanga. Police said Edris was planning more mayhem, this time for the country's capital, including an attack on the U.S. embassy, shopping malls and the stock exchange, apparently by using truck bombs. "He's the top bomber, the No. 1 bomber, of the Abu Sayyaf," crowed President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo at a...

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