Sulu residents complain of 6-hour lockdown in Jolo

ZAMBOANGA CITY, ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR, Philippines --- Residents from the towns of Patikul, Indanan and Maimbung in Sulu province complained of a six-hour lockdown in Jolo on Sunday that prevented them from getting inside the town and nearly depriving them of food for their evening's breaking of the fast (iftar) for Ramadan. Monah Idjirani, a mother of two and a local trader in Patikul, said they were not able to get inside Jolo to buy food for iftar due to the lockdown. "It was more than six hours, all we got was water. After six hours, it was lifted but it was already past 7 p.m.," Idjirani said. Khalil Mawadi, a driver in Indanan, said the lockdown stranded many people. "A detach...Keep on reading: Sulu residents complain of 6-hour lockdown in Jolo

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