Jeoffrey Maitem

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8 Oct 2017 | 10:37 AM

Troops told to shoot gun-toting hostages

MARAWI CITY: Government troops have been given the go-signal to target hostages forced into carrying firearms by terrorists still holed up in this predominantly Muslim city to defend themselves, according to a ranking officer overseeing the military’s fight to finish the terrorists off.

Philippine soldiers patrol a deserted neighbourhood in Marawi on May 26, 2017. -AFP filepic
29 Jan 2015 | 7:20 PM

Philippines corroborated with FBI to arrest Marwan in 2014, claims former cop

COTABATO CITY, Philippines: Ranking local police officials and United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents planned a secret operation to arrest notorious international terrorist Zulkifli Bin Hir alias Marwan in 2014, a source who declined to be identified told the Philippine Daily Inquirer.