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    Civilians caught in Philippines conflict - 19 Jun 09

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    More than 500 people have been killed in the southern Philippines since peace talks between the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and the government collapsed in August.

    Army commanders claim to be winning the war in Mindanao but the violence has dragged on for decades and it is civilians who are caught in the middle.

    Al Jazeera's Marga Ortigas reports.