H/t reader squodgy:
“Strange how this US created terrorist group suddenly appear whenever US hegemony is rejected.”
… out of nowhere and probably well equipped.
The siege in the Philippines has escalated after eight civilians were found in a ravine shot dead by militants linked to Islamic State.
Rebel gunmen stopped the civilians, believed to be carpenters, as they tried to escape the violence in Marawi City, according to police.
They were killed because they could not cite verses of the Quran, Marawi police officer Jamail C Mangadang said.