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Rescuing soldiers clash with Basilan rebels

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines/ BP Garcia–A soldier died while two others were wounded when the government forces searched one of the nine hostages held captives in Basilan clashed with a group of rebels, a military official disclosed Monday. 1Lt. Steffani Cacho, Western Mindanao Command (WestMinCom) information officer, said the clash took place around 6:30 a.m. Monday […]

Troops overrun rebel camp in Basilan province »

Troops overrun rebel camp in Basilan province

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines/ BP Garcia-–Philippine Marine troops have overrun a camp of the rogue Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and found traces of one of the kidnap victims in the nearby province of Basilan, a military official said Sunday. Brig. Gen. Rustico Guerrero, chief of the 1st Marine Brigade, said the camp was overrun last […]

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