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Communist Rebels Ambush Troops

April 26 2012


Suspected communist rebels have killed at least 10 soldiers and two civilians in an ambush in the Ifugao province in the northern Philippines, reports the Manila Bulletin.

Agence France-Presse had somewhat different numbers, saying 11 soldiers and one civilian were killed in Wednesday's attack.

The Philippine troops from the 86th Infantry battalion were returning to their headquarters in Kiangan from Tinoc when they were attacked by New People's Army militants, army officials...

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