Front Pages 2011

Front Pages 2011: MILF Kills 19 Soldiers

Front Pages 2011: MILF Kills 19 Soldiers

Front pages of Bulletin, Inquirer and Star, October 20

October 18, 2011. The military and members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) clashed in Al-Barka, Basilan. Thirteen soldiers and at least nine insurgents were dead, while 12 soldiers were wounded. However, the MILF held six soldiers in captivity and were later murdered. Their bodies were discovered the next day.

[Headline stories: Manila Bulletin | Philippine Daily Inquirer | Philippine Star]

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Front Pages 2011 is Pinoy Index’s way of looking back at notable events of 2011, as presented on the front page of the three leading broadsheet newspapers in the country: the Manila Bulletin, the Philippine Daily Inquirer, and the Philippine Star.

Images of newspaper front pages featured in this post are retrieved from the Bulletin e-paper site at Pressmart.com, the Inquirer e-paper site at PressDisplay.com, and the Philippine Star archives.

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