Philippines—Leader Of ISIS-Affiliated Group Killed In Gun Battle, According To DNA Test

Philippines News Agency | 04/15/2019

DNA tests have confirmed the death of a leading Philippine terrorist, reports the official Philippine News Agency.  Owayda Benito Marohomsar, also known as Abu Dar, was killed in a military operation last month, a spokesman for the army's 103rd Infantry Brigade said on Sunday.  The ISIS-Maute Group leader was the last surviving suspect behind the five-month siege of Marawi that began in May 2017.  He was killed during an encounter with Philippine troops in Lanao del Sur. Officials...

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