A group of 100 heavily-armed Muslim rebels opposed to peace talks launched a major attack that shut down a bustling southern Philippine city Monday, authorities said.
File photo showing a soldier standing guard in the port city of Zamboaga. On Monday 100 heavily-armed Muslim rebels launched a major attack that closed down the city.
Followers of Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) leader Nur Misuari entered the coastal area of Zamboaga city by boat at dawn, triggering clashes that had left one soldier dead and six wounded, the military said.
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