Spate of terror attacks this week

An armoured personnel carrier (above) attempts to drive past the vehicles of residents fleeing the fighting in Marawi City on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao.
An armoured personnel carrier (above) attempts to drive past the vehicles of residents fleeing the fighting in Marawi City on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao.PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

CLASHES CONTINUE IN MARAWI

An armoured personnel carrier attempts to drive past the vehicles of residents fleeing the fighting in Marawi City on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao. Foreigners, including Malaysians, Indonesians and Singaporeans, are among the Islamist gunmen battling troops, the government said yesterday as soldiers reported that the death toll had climbed to 46. The militants still control the city.

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BRITAIN FEARS MORE ATTACKS

In Manchester, counter- terrorism police conducted more raids yesterday as security services braced themselves for more attacks during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which starts today. A working bomb factory with a big stash of explosive chemicals was found in an earlier raid at the home of bomber Salman Abedi, raising fears that he might have made a second explosive device that is now held by other terrorists.

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3 HELD OVER JAKARTA ATTACKS

In Jakarta, police have arrested three people allegedly linked to Wednesday's suicide bomb attacks that claimed five lives and injured 14.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 27, 2017, with the headline 'Spate of terror attacks this week'. Print Edition | Subscribe