Philippine Security Forces Find Explosives in Raid on Daesh-Linked Group

 Philippine Security Forces Find Explosives in Raid on Daesh-Linked Group

Mosque in Marawi City in the Philippines. Image: Suhayla.



Military and police forces in the south of the Philippines seized firearms and explosive materials in a raid conducted on property of an extremist group believed to be linked with Daesh, local media reported Tuesday citing an army spokesman.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Maj. Filemon Tan Jr. of the Western Mindanao Command, cited by the Philippine Star newspaper, said that the raid followed the killing of an Army ranger on Monday by members of the Daesh-inspired Maute Group.

Full story: sputniknews.com



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