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Gunmen ambush Army convoy in Lanao del Sur; firefight ongoing

By: - Correspondent / @rumelINQ
/ 12:14 PM February 23, 2016
BIG GUNS. Army soldiers  are on high alert aboard military trucks towing howitzers for repositioning in Barangay Sta. Maria, Alicia, Zamboanga Sibugay, on Friday. RAFFY LERMA

An Army convoy travels in this file photo taken in Alicia, Zamboanga Sibugay. INQUIRER / RAFFY LERMA

ILIGAN CITY, Lanao del Sur — Fighting erupted in Balindong, Lanao del Sur, after armed men fired at two trucks carrying government troops on Tuesday morning.

Colonel Roseller Murillo, chief of the 103rd Brigade, said the trucks were traversing the highway in the village of Bubong when ambushed at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday.

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“Firefight is still going on,” Murillo told the Inquirer by phone.

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