31 Philippine soldiers injured in clash with Islamic militants

At least 31 Philippine soldiers, including two military officers, have been wounded in fresh clash with Muslim militants in the southern Philippine Sulu province, the military said Monday.
Col. Cirilito Sobejana of the Philippine Army said that a lieutenant colonel and a lieutenant were among those hit by shrapnel from explosives fired by more than 100 Abu Sayyaf militants during a heavy fighting that broke out Sunday in a remote town in Sulu province.
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