Marawi city siege: Isnilon Hapilon, listed among FBI’s most-wanted terror suspects killed in gun battle

The last two surviving leaders of a deadly siege in the southern Philippines were killed Monday in a push by thousands of troops to retake the last pocket of Marawi city still held by pro-Islamic State militants, security officials said.

Four military and police officials said that Isnilon Hapilon, who is listed among the FBI’s most-wanted terror suspects, and Omarkhayam Maute were killed in a gun battle and their bodies were found in Marawi.

Marawi is a mosque-studded centre of Islamic faith in the south of the predominantly Roman Catholic nation.

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