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11 killed in militant attack in Philippines (Lead)


February 27th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Zamboanga City (The Philippines), Feb 27 (DPA) At least 11 people including 10 civilians were killed and several injured Saturday when Muslim militants attacked a village in southern Philippines, a provincial police ... Read more...

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Militants kill 13 in Philippines


February 27th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Zamboanga City (The Philippines) Feb 27 (DPA) Thirteen people were killed and several injured Saturday when Muslim militants attacked a village in southern Philippines, a provincial police chief said. About 70 Muslim Abu ... Read more...

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Over 40 killed in Philippines fighting


August 13th, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Zamboanga City (Philippines), Aug 13 (DPA) Twenty-three soldiers and more than 20 militants from the Abu Sayyaf group have been killed in fierce fighting in the southern Philippines, the military said Thursday. The ... Read more...

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Militants behead hostage in Philippines


May 18th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, May 18 (DPA) Muslim militants beheaded a 61-year-old farmer they abducted in the southern Philippines last month, a military spokesman said Monday. The severed head of Doroteo Gonzales was found Sunday in ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan peace advocate kidnapped in Philippines (Lead)


February 13th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Zamboanga City (Philippines), Feb 13 (DPA) A Sri Lankan peace advocate was kidnapped Friday in southern Philippines, police and military officials said. Omar Jaleel, 36, was seized before dawn by unidentified gunmen inside ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan peace advocate kidnapped in Philippines


February 13th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Zamboanga City (Philippines), Feb 13 (DPA) A Sri Lankan peace advocate was kidnapped Friday in a southern Philippine island, the police said. The police said Jaalil Umar, 36, was seized by unidentified gunmen ... Read more...

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21 wounded in southern Philippines grenade blast


December 24th, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Zamboanga City (Philippines) Dec 24 (DPA) Suspected Muslim militants lobbed a grenade at a late-night concert in a southern Philippine city, wounding 21 people, officials said Wednesday.The victims were among hundreds of ... Read more...

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Islamic militants release two captive soldiers in Philippines


June 13th, 2008 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
DPA Manila, June 13 (DPA) Islamic militants Friday released two marine intelligence officers they held captive for two days on a southern Philippine island, a navy spokesman said. Lieutenant Colonel Edgar Arevalo said ... Read more...

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