Martial Law Comes to Mindanao

Glimpses of the Philippines’ offensive against militants in Marawi City.

By Jeoffrey Maitem

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared martial law in the southern Philippines in response to a burst of militant activity. Islamic State-linked militants had taken full control of Marawi City in Mindanao.

The military reported that 13 soldiers, two policemen, and 41 militants had been killed so far since the battle to retake Marawi City from the militants started on May 22. Around 45 soldiers were also wounded.

To continue reading, please click here.

Source: http://thediplomat.com/

Leave a Reply

Follow us

Get in Touch
Close

Call Us

Main Office: +44 (0) 1279 216726

Risk Consulting
Email: [email protected]
Call: 44 (0) 1279 874 528

Physical and Asset Security
Email: [email protected]
Call: +44 (0) 1279 874 529

Security Systems
Email: [email protected]
Call: 44 (0) 1279 874 521

Maritime Security
Email: [email protected]
Duty Manager: +44 (0) 7827 359132.
24/7 Emergency Telephone: +44 (0) 1202 045 833