Abu Sayyaf insurgents kill six Philippine soldiers  

November 2, 2014 6:04 AM

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ZAMBOANGA :Abu Sayyaf insurgents killed six soldiers in the southern Philippines on Sunday despite a new military offensive against the Al Qaeda-linked group, a military spokeswoman said.

The soldiers were patrolling in the strife-torn island of Basilan when they were attacked by about 20 heavily-armed fighters.

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