3 militants killed, 10 Philippine marines wounded in clash

At least three Abu Sayyaf extremists were killed and 10 Philippine marines were wounded in a clash Friday with about 300 of the militants in a remote southern village, the military said.

The marines were conducting an operation when they encountered the group of Abu Sayyaf gunmen near a forested hill in Patikul township, said Brig. Gen. Alan Arrojado, military commander of southern Sulu province. He said troops fired at least four mortar shells at Abu Sayyaf positions during the hourlong gunbattl

via ynetnews.com

Source: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4695425,00.html

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