AFP mulls raps vs groups involved in Marawi siege - Philippine Star

Philippine StarAFP mulls raps vs groups involved in Marawi siegePhilippine StarThe Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is mulling the possibility of taking legal action against groups linked to the attack in Marawi City, military spokesman Major Gen. Restituto Padilla Jr. said yesterday. AP/Bullit Marquez, File. MANILA ...and more »

Govt to file raps vs Maute supporters - The Manila Times

Govt to file raps vs Maute supportersThe Manila TimesTHE government will file charges against any person or group who extended support to the Maute terrorists in Marawi City, a military official said Friday. Advertisements. Maj. Gen. Restituto Padilla said the military is gathering evidence against these ...and more »

Trooper killed by sniper fire in Marawi raises government death toll to 155 - Manila Bulletin

Trooper killed by sniper fire in Marawi raises government death toll to 155Manila BulletinThe Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Friday said that another soldier was killed when he was hit by sniper fire in the continuing battle in Marawi City. AFP spokesman Major Gen. Restituto Padilla Jr. said the death of the still unidentified ...and more »

AFP considers Maguindanao and Cotabato as most threatened areas - UNTV News

AFP considers Maguindanao and Cotabato as most threatened areasUNTV NewsMANILA, Philippines — The military has been diligently monitoring and gathering information to prevent another armed crisis the likes of Marawi siege. AFP Spokesperson Major General Restituto Padilla pointed out that the provinces of Maguindanao and ...and more »

Palace welcomes rescue of 17 Maute hostages - Newburgh Gazette

Newburgh GazettePalace welcomes rescue of 17 Maute hostagesNewburgh GazetteRescued hostages are now at 1,733 while Marawi City residents slain or executed by the bandits are put at 47. Meanwhile, Col. Romeo Brawner, Joint Task Force Ranao chief said six Maute terrorists were killed during Tuesday's operation. Arevalo on his ...and more »

'Diversionary terror attacks to replicate Marawi siege' - The Manila Times

'Diversionary terror attacks to replicate Marawi siege'The Manila TimesReports of planned “diversionary attacks” by terrorists are being received by the military during its ongoing operations in Marawi City against the Islamic State (IS)-linked Maute Group, according to the newly-installed commanding general of the ...and more »

Sniper fire kills soldier in Marawi - ABS-CBN News

ABS-CBN NewsSniper fire kills soldier in MarawiABS-CBN NewsMANILA – A soldier was killed by sniper fire in strife-torn Marawi City Friday, yet another death on top of 155 state troops slain in the protracted battle against Islamic State-linked terrorists. Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) spokesperson Maj ...and more »

40 bodies found in Marawi battle zone buried in mass graves - ucanews

ucanews40 bodies found in Marawi battle zone buried in mass gravesucanewsPhilippine government personnel bury 40 sets of human remains in Marawi on Oct. 5. The remains, most of which are believed those of terrorist gunmen, were retrieved from the main battle area in the city. (Photo by Divina Suson) ...and more »

The man who buries the lost lives in Marawi - Davao Today

Davao TodayThe man who buries the lost lives in MarawiDavao TodayUNDERTAKER. Jelbin Darantinao says he offers a prayer before he starts digging the graves. “Please don't scare me, I'm just doing my job,” he says, as if speaking to the departed. (Photo by Divina M. Suson / davaotoday.com). MARAWI CITY, Philippines ...and more »

Security, drug woes in Mindanao impede Philippine bid for food security – Duterte - Asian Correspondent

Asian CorrespondentSecurity, drug woes in Mindanao impede Philippine bid for food security – DuterteAsian CorrespondentDuterte inspects firearms together with Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff Eduardo Ano during his visit at the military camp in Marawi city, on July 20, 2017. Source: Malacanang Presidential Palace via Reuters. 20. Social Buzz. SECURITY and ...and more »

Maute still holding 40 hostages in Marawi — military - The Manila Times

Maute still holding 40 hostages in Marawi — militaryThe Manila TimesTHE Maute terrorist group is still holding at least 40 hostages in war-torn Marawi City, a military spokesman said Friday. Advertisements. Maj.Gen. Restituto Padilla said the information on the 40 hostages was based on the accounts of the 17 hostages ...and more »

40 hostages still inside Marawi, says AFP - Philippine Star

Philippine Star40 hostages still inside Marawi, says AFPPhilippine StarA fire rages in houses following airstrikes by the Philippine Air Force in Marawi, southern Philippines, Saturday, May 27, 2017. AP/Bullit Marquez. MANILA, Philippines — There are 40 hostages still held by ISIS-linked terrorists in the besieged Marawi ...and more »

Soldier killed by sniper fire in Marawi — AFP spokesman - GMA News

GMA NewsSoldier killed by sniper fire in Marawi — AFP spokesmanGMA NewsArmed Forces of the Philippines spokesperson Major General Restituto Padilla Jr. said a soldier was killed by sniper fire in Marawi City Friday morning. “Early this morning, we had an incident when we were operating in an area and incurred another casualty ...and more »

Marawi, breeding ground of extremists: Philippine Daily Inquirer - The Straits Times

The Straits TimesMarawi, breeding ground of extremists: Philippine Daily InquirerThe Straits TimesSmoke billows after a fighter jet plane dropped a bomb during an air strike in parts of Marawi city, southern Philippines on Sept 9, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS. Published. 9 hours ago. More. Share Tweet Linkedin Pin Google+ Reddit Print Purchase Article.and more »

Marawi troops proceed in calibrated offensive vs. Maute - GMA News

GMA NewsMarawi troops proceed in calibrated offensive vs. MauteGMA NewsGovernment troops fighting the remaining pro-ISIS Maute terrorists in Marawi City have implemented "calibrated engagement" with the enemy as fighting happens at close range in the final push to free the city. Quoting Joint Task Force Ranao deputy ...and more »

Gov't troops rescue 17 more hostages in Marawi - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netGov't troops rescue 17 more hostages in MarawiInquirer.netNEARING END Soldiers on the front line in the war against Islamic State-inspired terrorists in Marawi City are happy about reports from their superiors that the crisis is ending soon. —JEOFFREY MAITEM. Islamic State (IS)-inspired terrorists holed up ...and more »

Terrorists death toll hits 759 in Marawi - Gulf Today

Terrorists death toll hits 759 in MarawiGulf TodayMANILA: The military on Thursday reported that six more Daesh-linked terrorists were slain, bringing their total death toll to 759 since they laid siege to Marawi City in Mindanao on May 23. Army Colonel Romeo Brawner, the deputy chief of Task Force ...and more »

Philippines: 40 Unclaimed Bodies Buried in Marawi - benarnews

benarnewsPhilippines: 40 Unclaimed Bodies Buried in MarawibenarnewsHealth workers and humanitarian volunteers bury one of 40 unclaimed bodies that were recovered from the ruins of the besieged southern city of Marawi, at the Maqbarah Muslim public cemetery there, Oct. 5, 2017. Jeoffrey Maitem/BenarNews. Local ...and more »

Maute now confined to much smaller area: AFP - Northbound Philippines News Online

Maute now confined to much smaller area: AFPNorthbound Philippines News OnlineMANILA — Areas controlled by the Maute Group terrorists in Marawi City has now shrunk to around 5 to 7 hectares. This was disclosed by AFP public affairs Col. Edgard Arevalo in press briefing late Wednesday. This is smaller compared to the 8 to 9 ...and more »

40 bodies buried in Marawi, mostly of ISIS-Maute fighters - Minda News

Minda News40 bodies buried in Marawi, mostly of ISIS-Maute fightersMinda NewsMARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 5 Oct) – Authorities buried 40 bodies of mostly ISIS-Maute fighters who were killed in four months of fighting here. Bureau of Fire Protection officers carry a cadaver bag for burial in Marawi city on Thursday (5 October 2017).and more »