Abu Sayyaf Group leader Mudzrimar Sawadjaan is a terrorist, bomb expert, and the architect of various suicide bombings in Sulu Province Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) leader Mudzrimar Sawadjaan alias Mundi was killed in an armed encounter with government troops in the municipal waters between Barangay Banah, Tipo-Tipo, and Barangay Lahi-lahi, Tuburan, Basilan Province on Saturday, December 2.
Military authorities disclosed that the slain terrorist was intercepted by the government troops on maritime patrol in the coastal areas of Basilan. According to the military, Sawadjaan was an ASG leader operating in the Sulu Province. He was a notorious terrorist, a bomb expert, the mastermind and architect of suicide bombings in Sulu Province.
Among his infamous atrocities were the 2019 Jolo Cathedral bombing that killed 23 people and wounded hundreds more; the 2020 twin bombings in downtown Jolo that killed 14 people and wounded 75 others; and several suicide bombings during the past few years. Late last year, Mundi left Sulu, evading government operations, and was later monitored in Basilan earlier this year.