19 Jun '17, 6am

Muslim teen assaulted outside US mosque, found murdered in #Virginia

Muslim teen assaulted outside US mosque, found murdered in #Virginia

MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - The Philippine military found methamphetamine worth between US$2 million and US$5 million (S$2.77 million and S$6.91 million) while clearing rebel positions in besieged Marawi City, officials said on Monday, boosting suspicions Islamist militants are being funded by the narcotics trade. The 11 bags of shabu, the local name for methamphetamine, were recovered on Sunday (June 18) along with four assault rifles in the kitchen of a two-storey concrete house believed to be occupied by fighters from the Maute militant group. "This strengthens our findings that these terrorists are using illegal drugs," Major-General Carlito Galvez, military commander of western Mindanao, said in a statement. President Rodrigo Duterte, who launched a ruthless 'war on drugs' after coming to power a year ago, has said the Marawi fighters are being financed by dr...

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