Filipinos in Sabah get ultimatum
- Published: 2 Mar 2013 at 20.38
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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and Philippine President Benigno Aquino on Saturday urged a group of Filipinos in northern Borneo to surrender in the aftermath of a clash that killed 15 people.
Sultanate of Sulu and North Borneo spokesman Abraham Idjirani an Princess Jacel, daughter of Jamalul Kiram III, Sultan of the Philippine island-province of Sulu, who claims the eastern state of Sabah as part of his sultanate, address a news conference on Saturday in Taguig City, south of Manila. (EPA Photo)
Twelve members of the group were killed on Friday, along with two Malaysian police commandos and one local resident in a clash in Lahad Datu town in Sabah, 1,600 kilometres east of Kuala Lumpur.
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