Philippines arrests three suspected militants over bomb in Duterte's hometown



Philippine security forces have arrested three men suspected of being behind last month's deadly attack on a street market in the president's home city, and found they were linked to Islamic State militants, the defence minister said on Friday.
The suspects belonged to a radical faction of a Muslim rebel group and were arrested at a checkpoint while transporting improvised bombs, Delfin Lorenzana told a news conference.
A video had been recovered in which the suspects were "trying to align themselves" with Islamic State, he said.
"We have recovered solid pieces of evidence... read more

 
7 October 2016 in World News, Views: 29
Source: Reuters
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