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4 BIFF rebels hurt in clash with soldiers in Maguindanao

By: - Correspondent / @kmanlupigINQ
/ 04:39 PM July 13, 2016

DAVAO CITY – Heavy clashes erupted in Maguindanao between soldiers and members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) on Wednesday, a military report said.

At least four BIFF members were injured in the clashes that took place in the outskirts of Mamasapano and Datu Unsay towns.

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Abu Misri Mama, the BIFF spokesperson, said the clashes started around 2 a.m. when soldiers came in.

He said the military also flew choppers and pounded their position.

Mama admitted that four of their men were injured in the clashes.  SFM

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