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Philippines to add 2,500 troops to insurgency-plagued southern island

The Philippines will send an additional 2,500 troops to a remote southern island this week as the army steps up an offensive against the Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf, a presidential spokesman said on Tuesday.
Source: Asia Pacific

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