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Safety issues

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Safety issues

how safe is it now there

alkhobar
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1. Re: Safety issues

you will hear it is safe from those who live there. you will hear it is not from those who has been to different part of the country.

the discussion may sometimes be passionate but at the end of the day, the same question (is it safe?) will be asked again (and again).

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2. Re: Safety issues

Zamboanga City is usually safe, the surrounding areas are not.

The danger is from Abu Sayyaf muslim terrorists who think nothing of torturing and murdering their kidnap vistims.

However, the city has a pro-active Mayor in Celso Lubregat as you will see if you look at the city website http://www.zamboanga.gov.ph/

The news heading is very interesting.

businessmirror.com.ph/home/perspective/15018…

Many peple have been killed and injured by terrorism but it is a low percentage and the police have many successes.

I would have no problem in going to Zamboanga City if the opportunity arises.

alkhobar
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3. Re: Safety issues

see? i told you...despite torture, killing, the terrorism is low % and police are doing a great job - surprisingly from outside!

now, we wait for someone to say Zamboanga is NOT safe.

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