12nn: A battalion of Malaysian Pengkalan Chapa army forces head for Sabah, & more news
12noon edition, my news site:
A battalion of Malaysian Pengkalan Chapa army forces head for Sabah, & more news
“Kota Baru: A group of soldiers from the 21st Battalion Royal Malay Regiment at the 8th Brigade Camp, Pengkalan Chepa, left for Sabah as additional troops xxx Armed Forces chief Jen Tan Sri Zulkifeli Mohd Zin was reported to have said that two more army battalions would be deployed in several areas in the east coast of Sabah in an effort to restore public confidence.:” (thestar.com) “…(T)he conflict could reach Kunak and the interior of Lahad Datu… new possible flash points are in the east coast of Sabah, including Kunak.. The Star online’s report said the Malaysian army and police are now working on a strategy to storm the group of Kiram’s brother Raja Muda Azzimudie Kiram… (gmanews quoting thestar.com). “289 deportees arrive from Sabah in Zamboanga (abs-cbn)
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