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Joint presser

Joint presser

Philippine Armed Forces spokesperson Brigadier General Edgard Arevalo (Left) stresses a point as he stands alongside Philippine National Police spokesperson Bernard Banac during a joint press conference at the military headquarters in Manila on July 10, 2019.  Security forces confirmed on July 10 that at least one Filipino ‘suicide bomber’ was behind a deadly attack last month, in a first for the Asian country. (Inset) A handout shows Norman Lasuca, whom Philippine security forces have identified as the first Filipino ‘suicide bomber’, warning the Islamic State group was grooming more local prospects for similar actions in the future.

Topics: Philippine Armed Forces , Edgard Arevalo , Philippine National Police , Bernard Banac
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