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Indonesian extremists could join conflict in Marawi

  • Safrin La Batu and Marguerite Afra Sapii

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Mon, May 29 2017 | 12:06 am

PREMIUM The ongoing clash between the Philippine military and Islamist militants in the country’s southern region of Mindanao has raised concerns that militant groups in Indonesia could be drawn to join the fight.

The clash in the city of Marawi in Mindanao, which has so far led to the deaths of 85 civilians, could be seen by Indonesian militants as a potential training ground, especially because...