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Duterte declares Martial Law in Mindanao

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President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday night declared Martial Law in the whole island of Mindanao following the attacks of the ISIS-supporting group Maute.

Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella made the announcement during a press conference in Moscow, Russia. He said Duterte declared the Martial Law past 10 pm on Tuesday.

Duterte is in Russia for a state-visit. Northernforum.net

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