13 Killed In Clash With Muslim Rebels – Philippines Military

COTABATO, Philippines (AFP)–Twelve Muslim separatists and a soldier were killed in clashes in the southern Philippines when government forces foiled a rebel attack on a town, the military said Wednesday.

Army Scout Rangers backed by helicopter gunships Tuesday ambushed a Moro Islamic Liberation Front unit on the outskirts of Alamada town, regional military spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Jonathan Ponce said.

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