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Philippines massacre

Philippines massacre
Police and soldiers recover bodies of some of the 46 victims of a massacre in Maguindanao province, from shallow graves where they were buried. (Getty Images)
Philippines massacre
Soldiers, civilians and at least 12 media personnel are thought to be amongst those killed in the attack, believed to be politically motivated. (Getty Images)
Philippines massacre
Around 100 gunmen are reported to have hijacked the party of Buluan's Vice Mayor Esmael Mangudadatu, including his wife, sister and other relatives, en route to filing election papers ahead of next May's elections. (Getty Images)
Philippines massacre
A policeman holds a list of the names of the victims. (Getty Images)
Philippines massacre
Friends and relatives grieve at the scene. The killings have caused outrage across the Philippines. (Getty Images)
Philippines massacre
Soldiers inspect vehicles along the highway following the massacre. (Getty Images)