Duterte confirms Daesh grip
Threat of maritime terrorism persists.
Duterte confirms Daesh grip on Mindanao
By Manolo B. Jara
MANILA: President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte confirmed that Daesh extremists in the Middle East have gained a foothold in volatile Mindanao which, he warned, could turn into an “ugly situation” mainly due to the presence of foreign terrorists.
“The Daesh has gained a foothold in the southern part of the Philippines,” Duterte disclosed in a speech at the Bureau of Customs 110th anniversary celebration in Manila on Tuesday.
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