(Eagle News) — More than 30 members of the Islamic State-linked Maute group, together with 4 suspected foreign fighters, were killed in a navy operation that lasted for 3 days in Pigapo, Lanao del Sur, in response to the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
The AFP is now making an attempt to substantiate if there are certainly foreigners among the Maute members killed.
AFP mentioned that a few of the stays recovered seem like Indonesians or Malaysians. Also, members of the AFP took notice that people who they encountered communicate in a foreign language.
Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr., Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) commander, mentioned the troopers have additionally seized the Maute’s camp.
He mentioned the offensives were launched in opposition to some 150 Maute militants beginning Friday.
There were 36 Maute members killed, in response to the AFP.
Last November 2016, President Rodrigo Duterte revealed that the Maute Group is related with worldwide terrorist group ISIS.