Navy deploys ships amid Sabah standoff

Posted at Feb 21 2013 06:51 PM | Updated as of Feb 22 2013 02:51 AM

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The Philippine Navy has deployed 6 ships to prevent the possible escalation of the standoff between Malaysian forces and hundreds of followers of the sultan of Sulu who are laying claim to Sabah.

Navy spokesman Lt. Commander Gregory Fabic says the ships are currently patrolling the Sulu Sea. - Top Story, ANC, February 21, 2013

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