Author Archives: JOHN RIZLE L. SALIGUMBA

6 years ago

It was military strike since day One — Aquino

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It was military strike since day One — Aquino

There is yet no ceasefire in place, consistent with what President Benigno Aquino III said yesterday that since Day One, the government is bent on launching military operations. But he clarified later that the primary objective of the military operations is the “unnecessary loss of lives.”

6 years ago

SWEET GIFTS

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President Benigno Aquino III distributes food packs for soldiers as he also conferred with military and civilian officials about the security situation in Zamboanga City. (davaotoday.com photo by John Rizle L. Saligumba)

6 years ago

U.S. SOLDIERS IN ZAMBOANGA

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American soldiers are spotted in Camp Edwin Andrews, Zamboanga City helping carry buckets to be given to residents who evacuated from the gunfight between Moro National Liberation Front soldiers and government troops. The U.S. government pledged US$ 600,000 of relief for more than 10,000 residents affected by the clash between the MNLF and government troops, which will be delivered through the U.S. Joint Special Operations Task Force (JSOTF) – Philippines. (davaotoday.com photo by John Rizle L.Saligumba)

6 years ago

ZAMBOANGA DAY 4. IN SMOKE

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Smoke from a fire in Barangay Catalina, Zamboanga City can be seen at the background of Col. Edwin Andrews Airbase as tensions between the Moro National Liberation Front fighters and government troops are now on its fourth day Thursday. The fighting between the two continues as groups call on the Aquino government to take the review of the Final Peace Agreement with the MNLF seriously. (davaotoday.com photo by John Rizle L.Saligumba)