Armed policemen man a checkpoint along a road in the Philippines. Photo: AFPArmed policemen man a checkpoint along a road in the Philippines. Photo: AFP
Armed policemen man a checkpoint along a road in the Philippines. Photo: AFP

Philippine police kill four army soldiers in deadly shoot-out ‘mix-up’

  • An initial military report said the soldiers were trying to locate a suspected suicide bomber when their vehicle was stopped at a police checkpoint in Jolo
  • The police have denied opening fire on the soldiers for no reason, claiming self defence – prompting the incident to be referred for investigation
Topic |   The Philippines
Armed policemen man a checkpoint along a road in the Philippines. Photo: AFPArmed policemen man a checkpoint along a road in the Philippines. Photo: AFP
Armed policemen man a checkpoint along a road in the Philippines. Photo: AFP
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