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Philippine Soldier Dies in Joint US Military Exercises

A parachute jump turned fatal for a Philippine parachutist taking part in a joint military exercise with the United States, the two allies said Friday. The soldier “accidentally dropped into the sea" near Subic airport due to wind drag, a Philippine military statement said. Both the United States and Philippines are investigating the incident, which occurred Thursday. “The safety of all the participants is a priority,” Captain Alex Lim, U.S. spokesperson for the joint...

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