Troops press search for 2 armed men sighted on Cebu island

CEBU CITY-- Government troops continued to search for two armed men spotted along the beach lines of Barangay (village) San Vicente on Olango Island on Thursday afternoon. Barangay captain Cyrus Eyas said the sightings and the presence of government troopers created fear especially among residents of Sitios (subvillage) Basdaku and Baskural, where the two armed men were reportedly seen. At least 25 families from Sitio Basdaku evacuated to the nearby Sta. Rosa Elementary School at 9 p.m. on Thursday and spent the night there. They started returning to their homes at 5 a.m. on Friday. "The residents were very scared," said Eyas. He raised the possibility that the two wer...

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