The Philippines. 44 dead in the operation against the terrorists “ISIS”


The reports did not say whether the death toll included civilians, after thousands of them escape from the city under the control of terrorists following the start of the military operation in order to edit them.

Meanwhile, Philippine Prosecutor announced Friday that the presence of militants from Indonesia and Malaysia among militants fighting Government forces in Marawi city in the southern island of Mindanao.

This, he was President, Rodrigo doterti, announced during his visit to Russia, Tuesday, martial law in Mindanao Island, on the background of intense fighting in the center of the province of Lanao del Sur, Marawi city, South of the country, between the army and militants mauti “group”, which declared its leader, isnilon hapilon, pledge allegiance to the terrorist organization “ISIS” in 2014.

Mindanao is the second largest island in the Philippines and experienced long intensive activity of Muslim separatists.

Source: agencies

Yassin El-Masri