Malaysia troops kill 13, hunt gunmen after Sabah assault




 
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Malaysia troops kill 13, hunt gunmen after Sabah assault
 
March 6th, 2013  
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Malaysia troops kill 13, hunt gunmen after Sabah assault
FELDA SAHABAT, Malaysia (Reuters) - Malaysian security forces said they had killed 13 suspected Philippine militants as they expanded their hunt for an elusive armed group on Borneo island on Wednesday, a day after an assault with fighter jets, mortars and hundreds of troops. The nearly month-long confrontation in Sabah state, in Malaysia's part of Borneo, was sparked when the armed group of about 200 sailed from the nearby southern Philippines to press an ancient claim to the resource-rich region. ...




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