Philippine to continue attacks against Muslim rebels through Ramadan

Philippine soldiers will continue with an offensive against Muslim rebels in the south of the country through the holy fasting month of Ramadan, the country's new defence chief said on Friday.

Philippine to continue attacks against Muslim rebels through Ramadan
Philippine soldiers will continue with an offensive against Muslim rebels in the south of the country through the holy fasting month of Ramadan, the country's new defence chief said on Friday.

Gilberto Teodoro, a three-term lawmaker who took over the defense department this month, also said two more battalions would be deployed on the islands of Basilan and Jolo, where around 100 people have been killed in fighting since mid-July.

Reuters
Last Mod: 31 Ağustos 2007, 17:27
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