Tag Archives: warzone

Seven people shot late Friday night in Wynwood. An officer says it ‘looks like a warzone.’


Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

'Reinforcements' caught sneaking into Philippine warzone

'Reinforcements' caught sneaking into Philippine warzonePhilippine troops have seized 59 suspected militants trying to reinforce Islamist gunmen holed up in the southern city of Marawai who have been battling government forces for more than two months, military officials said Friday. The capture of the “suspicious persons” in the troubled Mindanao region has raised questions about how the Islamic State-inspired fighters have been able to hold out in Marawi for almost 70 days. Thirty-two suspected militants were arrested at a military checkpoint in Ipil town while 27 others were taken at a house in Zamboanga City on Tuesday, regional military spokeswoman Captain Jo-Ann Petinglay said.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Gun-toting Duterte in surprise visit near warzone

Gun-toting Duterte in surprise visit near warzoneA gun-toting Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte made a surprise visit Friday to a military camp close to a city where Islamic State group-inspired militants are battling security forces. Photos and video footage released by his office showed the 72-year-old wearing camouflage fatigues with a submachine gun slung over his shoulder. Duterte walked with soldiers and aides at an army camp about 25 kilometres (15 miles) from Marawi, saying bad weather stopped him flying into the battlefield.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines