Military Keeping Eye on Tawi-Tawi for Possible Entry of Islamic Militants

Authorities have tightened security controls in Tawi-tawi province in Mindanao. This came after reports that Islamic militants, particularly from Malaysia and Indonesia, were planning to link up with the ISIS-linked terror groups holed up in Marawi by entering through the country’s southernmost point. Military authorities have ordered local officials to report the presence of foreigners in the area, warning that a failure to do so…

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