10 Philippine soldiers die in friendly-fire airstrike amid battle with Islamists - RT

Ten soldiers were killed and eight more injured after the Philippines Air Force mistakenly struck army positions in Marawi City partly occupied by Islamist militants, the defense minister said, adding that further airstrikes might be suspended. READ ...

Philippines president jokes about rape in speech to soldiers - Newburgh Gazette

The Philippines has deployed attack helicopters and special forces to drive gunmen out of the besieged southern city on the island of Mindanao, a traditional homeland of minority Muslims that encompasses the southern third of the nation. He said ...

Philippine 'Friendly Fire' Kills 11 Soldiers, Wounds 7 in Marawi Fight - Voice of America

A Philippine air force plane dropping bombs on Islamic extremists killed 11 soldiers and wounded seven others in a “friendly fire” incident as government forces were struggling to rout the militants who have laid a weeklong siege in a southern city ...

'FRIENDLY FIRE' | 10 troops killed, 7 wounded in Marawi air strike – Lorenzana - InterAksyon

Smoke rises from a burning building as government forces press operations to clear Marawi City of the Maute group. (Reuters). MANILA, Philippines — At least 10 soldiers were killed and seven wounded by a wayward government air strike in Marawi City on ...

10 soldiers killed in airstrikes in Marawi - Sun.Star

MARAWI CITY. Fire rages at several houses following airstrikes by Philippine Air Force bombers to retake control of Marawi City from the Maute group who laid siege for nearly a week, Saturday, May 27, 2017. (AP). AT LEAST 10 soldiers were killed while ...

Marawi ISIS friendly fire: 10 Philippine soldiers killed in air strike - Daily Star

AT least 10 soldiers meant to be fighting ISIS militants have been accidentally killed by their own side. 0. By David Trayner / Published 1st June 2017. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. 0:00.

Philippine Military Kills 10 of Its Soldiers in Errant Airstrike - New York Times

A military helicopter in Marawi, a city in the southern Philippines. The government has been using airstrikes to try to drive out militants loyal to the Islamic State. Credit Ted Aljibe/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. MANILA — An airstrike by ...

Philippine 'friendly fire' in Marawi kills troops - The Sydney Morning Herald

Manila: Philippine military bombing of Islamic extremists in a besieged southern city has mistakenly killed at least 10 soldiers and injured about seven. The military deployed SF-260 close-air-support planes to back attack helicopters on Wednesday to ...

Philippine airstrike kills 11 soldiers in 'friendly fire' - San Francisco Chronicle

In this image made from video, marines board a transport plane in Manila, Philippines, Wednesday, June 1, 2017. A marine battalion left an air force base in Manila on deployment to the southern city of Marawi where ongoing violence has killed scores of ...

Philippine military airstrikes kill 10 troops: defence chief - Daily Mail

Philippine military airstrikes aimed at Islamist militants who are battling soldiers in a southern city instead killed 10 troops and injured seven others, the defence secretary said on Thursday. "A group of our military armed men were hit by our own ...

10 Philippine Soldiers Killed in Friendly Fire Airstrike in Marawi - Sputnik International

Philippine defense secretary said that ten soldiers died and eight were injured Wednesday in friendly fire by the country's forces hunting Islamist militants in Marawi. Chelsea Clinton, left, and her mother, former Democratic presidential candidate ...

Philippine 'friendly fire' kills 10 troops - NEWS.com.au

Ten soldiers have been killed and eight wounded by friendly fire in a military air strike in the Philippine city of Marawi, which has been besieged by Islamist militants. "A group of our military army men were hit by our own airstrikes ... 10 killed ...

Soldiers killed in military air strike in Marawi - Rappler

(UPDATED) AFP chief General Eduardo Año is leading the probe into the incident. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana tells Rappler 'pilot error' is a possible cause. Rappler.com. Published 11:24 AM, June 01, 2017. Updated 11:59 AM, June 01, 2017 ...

'Friendly fire' kills 11 soldiers and wounds seven in Philippines - ITV News

The air force airstrike came as government forces tried to clear Islamic extremists from Marawi, after they had laid siege to the southern city for a week. Military spokesman Brigadier General Restituto Padilla said a Marchetti S-211 jet was on a ...

Ten government soldiers killed in Philippines military air strike: minister - Reuters

A Philippine Marine fires his weapon towards the stronghold of Maute group in Marawi City, southern Philippines. REUTERS/Erik De Castro. 1/15. left. right. A policeman stands on guard behind a window full of bullet holes as government soldiers assault ...

Philippines soldiers killed in 'friendly fire' air strike in Marawi - BBC News

Ten soldiers have been killed by a government air strike in the embattled city of Marawi in the Philippines. Eight soldiers were also wounded in the "friendly fire" incident on Wednesday, said defence secretary Delfin Lorenzana, expressing remorse ...

Philippine official says a military airstrike killed 11 soldiers in 'friendly fire' in city attacked by militants - Columbia Basin Herald

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine official says a military airstrike killed 11 soldiers in 'friendly fire' in city attacked by militants. Print Article. Share Now. 0 Comments. Sort by. Newest. Facebook Comments Plugin. Read More World News. Japan ...

Several soldiers dead, 'hit by our own airstrike,' says defense chief - ABS-CBN News

MANILA - (UPDATED) Several soldiers pursuing Maute extremists in Marawi City were killed unintentionally in airstrikes on Wednesday. Ten soldiers were killed and 8 others were wounded in friendly fire, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said. "A group ...

10th day of Marawi fighting starts with fresh airstrikes - ABS-CBN News

A policeman stands on guard behind a window full of bullet holes as government soldiers assault the Maute group in Marawi City, Wednesday. Romeo Ranoco, Reuters. MANILA - A military helicopter unleashed more rockets on positions held by the rebels in ...

Islamic State releases video from the fighting in Marawi - Long War Journal

The Islamic State's Amaq News Agency has released a short video, just over a minute and a half long, from Marawi. The so-called caliphate has previously disseminated photos from the southern Philippine city, but today's video is the first posted by Amaq.