US military personnel (L) help their Philippine counterparts prepare to load an injured police commando from one stretcher to another and onto a waiting US military helicopter in the town of Mamasapano, on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on January 26, 2015, following clashes with Muslim rebels. Thirty police commandoes were feared dead after Philippine security forces clashed with Muslim rebels in the south, in rare violence that tested a nearly one-year-old peace accord, a…
Kin grieve for fallen cops at necrological service
Relatives of the 44 slain PNP-SAF commandos killed in the January 25 Mamasapano clash attend the wake and necrological service at Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig on Friday, January 30. President Benigno Aquino III offered his condolences to those left behind by the heroes.
Dangerous situation: Philippine military personnel riding past armoured personnel carriers in the town of Mamasapano after Philippine security forces clashed with Muslim rebels in the south, where Marwan was said to have been killed. — AFP