|MALAYSIAS's Maritime Enforcement Agency’s (Equivalent to Philippine Coast Guard) patrol boat as seen from the Dent peninsular where Kampung Tondua is located. Photo credit: Borneo Insider photo by Rafael Rizal|
|A Police water truck ferrying fresh water and heading towards the stand-off point – photo by Rafael Rizal|
According to reports from inside Lahad Datu, the group comprises: TAUSUG AND BAJAU FROM BASILAN, JOLO AND TAWI-TAWI.
AGE: BETWEEN 20 AND 60; there appears to be 5 women in the group
GROUP ARRIVED ON SEVERAL BOATS.
CONDITION IN THE SPOT WHERE SULTANATE OF SULU ARE HOLED IN: At least 6 temporary camps have been set up in the village over 250 hectares along the Celebes Sea coastline facing Tawi-Tawi chain of island in Southern Philippines.
FOR INFO, according to report, a villager who had returned to check his belongings after fleeing on Tuesday, said that none of their houses were encroached upon and that no property had been taken away by the Sultanate of Sulu group.
Report also said that the emissaries will return to the village at the end of this week (Saturday) to continue negotiations. Furthermore, Sabah officials are optimistic that the whole stand-off would be over by then, added the report.
In picture: A Police water truck ferrying fresh water and heading towards the stand-off point – photos by Rafael Rizal, Borneo Insider
~~ Defenders of the Philippine Sabah and Spratly Claims