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Philippine troops retake town after 12-hour standoff with Islamic jihadis

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Another country under siege by savage Muslim supremacists. Another major news story blithely ignored by our sharia-compliant media. They are at war — taking cities (!) — and the media shrugs. And this is a global war. Last September, ISIS called upon Muslims in “East Asia, specifically those in Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, Thailand and Singapore,” to head to the Philippines. Now they have done so, and the jihad is raging there. But the international media is too preoccupied with hunting down incidents of “islamophobia” to take any particular notice.

“Philippine troops retake town after 12-hour standoff with Islamists,” Reuters, July 5, 2018 (thanks to RN):

(Reuters) – Philippine soldiers backed by armoured vehicles have retaken a southern town held for 12 hours by pro-Islamic State militants, the army said on Wednesday, with four rebels killed in urban clashes reminiscent of a five-month siege last year.

The clashes followed warnings by President Rodrigo Duterte that remnants of pro-Islamic State militant groups had been recruiting and still planning attacks on several southern cities to set up an independent and separate Islamic state.

Troops pursued militants from the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) group, who fled to the hills after trying to occupy a marshland town, Lieutenant-Colonel Harold Cabunoc, an army battalion commander, said in a statement.

The military will continue to “disrupt the BIFF’s plan to sow terror in communities” in the troubled south, Cabunoc said….

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