Posts Tagged ‘Muslim rebels’

More than 2000 refugees from 360 families who were displaced due to armed conflict are going back to their homes in the southern Philippines. (more…)

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Apr. 13, 2010

(AP) MANILA, Philippines (AP) – Muslim militants disguised as policemen and soldiers detonated bombs and opened fire Tuesday in a series of coordinated attacks in a southern Philippine city, triggering clashes that killed at least 12 people. (more…)

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by BBC News

The Philippines military says it killed at least 16 Muslim rebels in renewed fighting in the marshlands of southern Mindanao this week.

The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) said it had killed more than 20 government troops over two days.

Fighting has resumed in the southern area since the collapse of the latest round of peace talks.

International humanitarian groups have expressed concern about the renewed violence, and the high civilian toll.

Reports estimate that about 300 people have been killed since the failure of a draft deal between the government and the MILF in August. (more…)

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