Under siege

  • Commandos boarding a helicopter bound for Kampung Tanduo near Semporna.

  • Ambulances waiting in front of Lahad Datu Hospital after the Malaysian security forces started storming the hideout of Sulu gunmen in Kampung Tanduo. Photo courtesy: Bernama

  • Army truck leaving Kampung Tanduo. Photo courtesy: Bernama

  • Depositors queuing up outside a bank in Semporna to withdraw money..Photo courtesy: Bernama

  • Depositors queuing up outside a bank in Semporna to withdraw their money..Photo courtesy: Bernama

  • Motorists rushing to buy fuel at a gas station in Semporna. Photo courtesy: Bernama

  • Motorists rushing to buy fuel at a gas station in Semporna. Photo courtesy: Bernama

  • The town of Semporna remains calm on the day of the government's operation to quell the gunmen. Photo courtesy: Bernama

  • The town of Semporna remains calm on the day of the government's operation to quell the gunmen. Photo courtesy: Bernama

  • Several foreign touirists arriving at the tourist jetty in Semporna after holidaying in nearby islands. Photo courtesy: Bernama

  • Several foreign touirists arriving at the tourist jetty in Semporna after holidaying in nearby islands. Photo courtesy: Bernama

Commandos boarding a helicopter bound for Kampung Tanduo near Semporna. Photo courtesy: Bernama