Tag: Mahmud Ahmad
Philippine authorities checking bodies of slain militants in attempt to identify the elusive Malaysian terrorist.
Authorities say they are verifying the identity of 13 terrorists who were killed in overnight operations in Marawi.
Mahmud dipercayai lebih berwaspada daripada Isnilon Hapilon dan Omar Maute yang terbunuh baru-baru ini.
Mahmud is believed to be more calculative than slain militant leaders Isnilon Hapilon and Omar Maute.
Malaysia's most wanted terrorist is said to be the only high-value target still in the southern Philippine city.
The Philippine commandos say they only found out later that they had downed the country’s most wanted militant leaders during the shootout in Marawi.
Duterte's announcement came just hours after the military said it was still hunting down 20 to 30 fighters in the battle zone, including Malaysian militant leader Mahmud Ahmad.
Mahmud Ahmad is the top remaining target for Philippine forces battling to end the nearly five-month siege of Marawi that has claimed more than 1,000 lives and left the Muslim-majority city in ruins.
Regional security expert Zachary Abuza says the deaths of terror leaders Isnilon Hapilon and the Maute brothers have left a void in the leadership position.
Seorang lagi calon untuk kepimpinan IS serantau ialah pemimpin pengganas dari sebuah kumpulan Filipina.
Philippine troops advancing on the last rebel stronghold in Marawi City have sparked fears of militants fleeing to Sabah.
Police believe Mahmud Ahmad and other Malaysian militants are still alive in Marawi city, following report of two Philippine militant leaders being killed.
Mahmud Ahmad is believed to be still alive, and fighting Philippine troops along with a dwindling militant force in Marawi city, southern Philippines.
Komander tentera wilayah itu, Leftenan Jeneral Carlito Galvez dilaporkan berkata, Mahmud berjaya mengelak serangan tentera dan bersama pemimpin militan tempatan, Isnilon Hapilon dan Omar Maute.
The former Selayang Municipal Council employee was killed in southern Philippines on Sept 28.
Malaysian police believe five Malaysians still holed up in Marawi city.
He says police are waiting for confirmation of two Malaysians said to have been killed in fighting.
Malaysia’s most wanted terrorist would often come from the frontlines to the mosque where hostages were held to act as ustaz and lecture them, says former hostage.
According to the rescued hostage interviewed by Philippine journalists, Mahmud and two other Malaysians were frontline fighters.
Mahmud Ahmad is believed to be among foreigners holed up in Marawi city fighting the Philippine military.
Philippine armed forces chief Eduardo Ano says troops will not let Abu Sayyaf commander Isnilon Hapilon leave the city alive.
Philippine armed forces chief Eduardo Ano says this has been confirmed by captured militants.
Ketua angkatan tentera Filipina Eduardo Ano dilaporkan berkata Abdullah Maute disahkan terbunuh berdasarkan keterangan militan yang menyerah diri.
Anti-terror chief Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay says several other Malaysians are still fighting Philippine forces in Marawi City.