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Harmony at stake in Philippine city

Tough time for multi-faith and multicultural Zamboanga as siege by Muslim armed group enters its 14th day.

Last Modified: 22 Sep 2013 07:18
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The standoff between the Philippine military and a Muslim armed group in the city of Zamboanga has entered its 14th day.

It has been a tough time for a city that has long been regarded as multicultural and multi-faith.

Al Jazeera's Marga Ortigas reports from Zamboanga in southern Philippines.

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