Deaths of 2 Philippine Rebel Leaders Raise Prospects for Lifting Martial Law 1 234 567

Deaths of 2 Philippine Rebel Leaders Raise Prospects for Lifting Martial Law

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The slaying this week of two key Muslim rebel leaders during a prolonged fight with troops in the Philippines will help the country lift martial law over the island of Mindanao unless new violence flares, experts say.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law over the island in May to help troops and police raise efficiency in fighting the Maute Group of Muslim rebels in one island city. The president’s office said Monday troops in Marawi had killed a founding brother of...

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