AFP: Maute terrorists stage suicide bombings

Maute terrorists in Marawi City are now resorting to suicide bombings.

Joint Task Force Marawi Commander Brigadier General Rolando Bautista says, this comes, as the ISIS-inspired group try to keep their defensive positions amid continuous military operations in the main battle ground.

Marawi siege is now on its 114th day.

Bautista says, government forces launched what it calls the 'final push' last week aimed to return the city to its people.

He notes, it pains him when he hears in the communication lines that soldiers get injured or killed as they engage in close-range firefights with the terrorists.

He advises the troopers to be very careful as they enter buildings where Maute members are hiding.



Topics: Maute , Marawi , AFP
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