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Gunmen seizes Philippine village, no causalities reported

By Team Pardaphash 
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Philippine: According to the information given by the police, in an incident that took place in southern Philippine today that brought in the fear of Islamic State-inspired gunmen who briefly seized a village and took hostages as human shields while fleeing.

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Police Inspector Realan Mamon stated that the government troops have been sent to repel dozens of Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) gunmen who occupied Malagakit village.

As per the reports, a military official said the attackers also seized five residents whom they used as human shields as they fled.

Mamon told a radio station that the gunmen stormed the farming village at around 5 a.m. He added that an unknown number of civilians were trapped in the gunfight between the government troops and the BIFF.

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