Clashes Continue In Southern Philippines

6:16 am
Tue September 10, 2013

Clashes Continue In Southern Philippines

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A stand-off between Philippine troops and Muslim rebels has continued for a second day, with reports of civilians being used as "human shields."
A stand-off between Philippine troops and Muslim rebels has entered its second day, with reports of dozens of civilians trapped or held by rebels. At least six people were killed in Monday's violence in Zamboanga city in Mindanao in the south of the country.
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