Militants Storm a Southern Philippine Village as the Battle for Nearby Marawi Continues — TIME

Militants reportedly raided a village and occupied an elementary school in the southern Philippines Wednesday, in what army officials say may be an attempt to divert resources away from efforts to clear Islamic State-linked insurgents from nearby Marawi City. The Associated Press reports that the militants, members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) insurgent…

via Militants Storm a Southern Philippine Village as the Battle for Nearby Marawi Continues — TIME

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