Armed Filipinos elusive after Malaysian assault

Armed Filipinos elusive after Malaysian assault

A Malaysian army commando on a truck moves on the way to joining an assault near the area where a stand-off with Filipino gunmen took place, in Tanduo village, Lahad Datu, Borneo's Sabab state, Malaysia on March 5, 2013. Malaysia launched airstrikes and mortar attacks against nearly 200 Filipinos occupying a Borneo coastal village Tuesday to end a bizarre three-week siege that turned into a security nightmare for both Malaysia and the Philippines. (AP Photo) MALAYSIA OUT, NO SALES, NO ARCHIVESKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian security forces scouring rugged terrain in Borneo on Wednesday briefly battled armed Filipino intruders who were on the run after being bombarded with airstrikes and mortar fire, police said. One Filipino was shot and believed killed.


Armed Filipinos elusive after Malaysian assault

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