16 Apr '17, 11pm

Philippines: Foiled attack staged by ISIS-linked militants - Pacific - Stripes

MANILA, Philippines — A foiled attack on a central Philippine resort island this week was a kidnapping and bombing mission by at least three extremist groups affiliated with the Islamic State group in one of their most daring terror plots, security officials said Saturday. The Philippine military initially said that government forces, backed by airstrikes, successfully detected and thwarted a kidnapping plot by Abu Sayyaf militants in the island province of Bohol, a popular tourist destination far from the militants' southern jungle bases. Three soldiers, a policeman, two villagers and at least four militants, including key Abu Sayyaf commander and spokesman Moammar Askali, were killed in the daylong siege Tuesday in a hinterland village in Bohol's Inabanga town. Military spokesman Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla said combined military and police forces in Bohol thwarted "maj...

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