05 June 2017

News Story: Indonesians allegedly involved in southern Philippines’ insurgency

Jakarta (VNA) – About 38 Indonesian citizens were alleged to involve in militant activities in Marawi city in Philippine southern island of Mindanao, according to Indonesian national police spokesperson Setyo Wasisto.

The suspects comprised of 37 men and 1 woman. Among them, four were supposed to be dead, 12 were deported to Indonesia while 22 remained in the Philippines. 

Previously, Philippine police revealed that seven Indonesian nationals were in the wanted list for allegedly involving in activities of the Islamic State (IS) group -linked Maute militant group. 

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