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Abu Sayyaf Rebels Kill 16 Civilians in Philippines

Philippine military officials say at least 16 people were killed Monday in an insurgent attack on civilians in the country’s southwest. A military spokeswoman said about 50 members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) ambushed residents of a neighborhood in Talipao town. The residents were on their way to a celebration marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Captain Rowena Muyuela said men and women were killed and at least 13 children were among the injured. She said the...

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