Posted: 20 Aug 2008 @ 00:00
MORE THAN 185,000 Christians have fled their homes in strife-torn south-west Mindanao, and there is a confirmed death toll of at least 44, as a counter-insurgency operation by the Philippines military finally succeeded in flushing out Islamic insurgents from illegal control of more than a dozen villages in the region.
The villages had been seized over the previous ten days by guerrillas from the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and terrorist Abu Sayyaf groups, after the ...
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