Happenings in Mindanao

There has been unrest going on in Mindanao.
Official reports are that fighting is 2 hours away from Davao.
Colleagues report it's closer than that.
Pray for the peace of the Philippines.

On a personal note, we are 'safe' in Davao. Security is good and the mayor is very committed to peace and safety here.

From BBC News Website..........

"Extra troops have been deployed in the southern Philippines, a day after separatist rebel raids on several towns left about 30 people dead.

Hundreds of Muslim rebels attacked towns in Lanao del Norte on Monday, looting shops and burning houses.

A spokesman for the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) said a renegade commander was to blame for the attacks......."
To Read article go to http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7569664.stm