Filipino troops kill 8 Muslim rebels who attacked oil tanker truck, placed bombs along highway

  • by: JIM GOMEZ , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 30, 2013 - 8:00 AM

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine troops killed eight breakaway Muslim rebels who attacked an oil tanker truck and placed bombs along a highway, forcing its closure for several hours, as sporadic clashes raged Tuesday in a restive southern province.

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