Maute Terror Group Set Conditions for Withdrawal, Release of Hostage

Leaders of the Maute Group said that its members would not surrender, but would leave Marawi if the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) intervenes. The MILF replied, however, that it would only enter the picture if the government gives its approval. The Maute leaders added that they would release a Catholic priest in return for five relatives captured by the military. The terror group is still holding out in several villages, though…

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