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An armored personnel carrier passes by a group of soldiers as clashes between government troops and Muslim rebels continue in the eight-day standoff in Zamboanga City, on the southern island of Mindanao, on September 16, 2013. The Philippine military launched a helicopter assault on September 16 on Muslim rebels occupying parts of a major southern city, stepping up efforts to end an eight-day standoff that has left dozens dead. AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBETED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images
An armored personnel carrier passes by a group of soldiers as clashes between government troops and Muslim rebels continue in the eight-day standoff in Zamboanga City, on the southern island of Mindanao, on September 16, 2013. The Philippine military launched a helicopter assault on September 16 on Muslim rebels occupying parts of a major southern city, stepping up efforts to end an eight-day standoff that has left dozens dead. AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBETED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images

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