Monday, June 5, 2017
US Makes It Easier For Filipino Troops To Kill Terrorists | The Daily Caller
US Makes It Easier For Filipino Troops To Kill Terrorists | The Daily CallerThe military has been fighting to liberate Marawi since Maute militants seized control in late May. The Maute Group has sworn allegiance to ISIS and carries the same black standard. In the early days of the conflict, the militants torched schools and churches, took Christians hostage, beheaded the police chief and slaughtered civilians who failed to quote Islamic scripture. In the days that followed, Filipino troops conducted ground raids and airstrikes against militant positions.