FOUR fishermen were killed by pirates in fierce gun battle at sea on Wednesday off the southern Philippine province of Zamboanga del Sur, a regional army commander said.
Four pirates were also wounded in the fighting, but escaped even before security forces could arrive, said," Brigadier General Raymundo Ferrer, commander of the 1st Infantry Division, said.
"We must be ready to dare all for our country. For history does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid. We must acquire proficiency in defense and display stamina in purpose." - President Eisenhower, First Inaugural Address
Friday, October 20, 2006
Pirates kill four fishermen off Zamoboanga, Philippines
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