Reminder: sporadic armed conflict continues in southern Mindanao, Philippines

Seven soldiers were killed while 8 others were wounded after their truck struck a land mine while chasing a group of suspected rebels who had attacked their military installation in Brgy. Asbang, Matanao, Davao del Sur. Travellers are reminded that sporadic armed conflict occurs regularly in southern Mindanao. Several countries advise their citizens to avoid travelling in this area.

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