Filipino troops attack to end rebel standoff
Published 09/14/2013, Associated Press
Philippine troops have started to battle their way into coastal villages in the south where Muslim rebels have held scores of residents hostage in a six-day standoff, sparking fierce clashes that have killed 56 people and displaced more than 60,000, officials said Saturday.Word count: 647
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