Communist insurgents in the Philippines killed eight police commandoes on Monday, authorities said, the latest in a series of attacks by the rebels this year that have left dozens of people dead.
Photo taken on December 26, 2009 shows Philippine rebels with the New People's Army taking part in military exercises on the southern island of Mindanao. Communist insurgents in the Philippines have killed eight police commandoes, in the latest in a series of attacks by the rebels this year that have left dozens of people dead.
The landmine and gun attack, which also left seven officers wounded, came a month after the government announced that peace talks aimed at ending the 44-year-old rebellion had crumbled.
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