Filipinos flee hostilities in northern Borneo standoff


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Hundreds of Filipino residents have fled northern Borneo amid fears of being caught in hostilities between Malaysian troops and followers of a Philippine sultan asserting ancestral rights over the territory, officials in Manila said today.


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Filipinos flee hostilities in northern Borneo standoff

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Hundreds of Filipino residents have fled northern Borneo amid fears of being caught in hostilities between Malaysian troops and followers of a Philippine sultan asserting ancestral rights over the territory, officials in Manila said today.


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