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Police Kill Leader of Philippine Group Believed to Sympathize With IS

The leader of a militant group in the Philippines suspected of sympathizing with Islamic State was killed Thursday in a shootout with police. Police said Mohammad Jaafar Maguid, founder of a group known as Ansarul Khilafa Philippines, was shot at a beach resort on the southern island of Mindanao. Regional police chief Cedric Train said Maguid's group carried out bomb attacks that killed people at festivals, including a grenade blast that killed a police officer. The...

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