Tragedy in Mamasapano

26mamasapanoThe bodies of 30 policemen from Manila are retrieved on Monday morning (January 26) from the scene of Sunday’s clash between the PNP’s Special Action Force, Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters and Moro Islamic Liberation Front, in Barangay Tuka, Mamasapano, Maguindanao. The police unit launched an operation to get Malaysian national Zulkifli Bin Hir alias “Marwan,” allegedly a member of the Jemaah Islamiyah, but did not coordinate with the military and the MILF as provided for in the GPH-MILF ceasefire agreement. MindaNews photo by Ferdinandh B. Cabrera