Malaysian police said on Sunday two officers were injured in shootouts with Filipino gunmen as they try to end a month-long incursion in remote Sabah state that has already left 61 people dead.
Residents of Tanjung Labian flee their village, in the area where Filipino gunmen are locked in a stand-off with Malaysian security forces, in Sabah state, on March 10, 2013. Malaysian police said on Sunday two officers were injured in shootouts with the gunmen as they try to end their month-long incursion that has already left 61 people dead.
Fifty-three militants and eight police officers have been shot dead since a group of armed Filipino Islamists landed in the state on Borneo island last month to resurrect long-dormant land claims of a self-proclaimed Philippine sultan.
This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.