ISIS Leader in the Philippines Hurt in Air Force Strike

After denying before that the Islamic State already has a presence in the country, the military says that Abu Sayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon is now considered the leader of the ISIS in the Philippines. Hapilon was monitored leaving his strongholds of Basilan and Jolo in southern Mindanao in an attempt to establish a base in central Mindanao and unify other extremist organizations like the Maute group and the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters. Hapilon was reportedly wounded when air force jets swoop in near his hideout,…

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