The militants wanted want to live, they were starving and fearful of fighting government forces, says military chief
By Hader Glang
Seven more Daesh-linked militants surrendered to government forces in the southern Philippines this week, bringing the number of terrorists who have given themselves up as the military pressed its offensive to 47, the military said Wednesday.
The Abu Sayyaf militants in Sulu also laid down their high-powered weapons, said Capt. Jo-Ann Petinglay, spokeswoman of the military’s Western Mindanao Command.
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