More than 150 escape in Philippines prison break after gunmen storm jail

More than 150 escape in Philippines prison break after gunmen storm jail

More than 150 inmates of a southern Philippine jail escaped when suspected Muslim rebels stormed the dilapidated facility in a pre-dawn raid on Wednesday, killing one guard, authorities said. The attack added to a long history of daring jailbreaks in the strife-torn south, home to a decades-old Muslim separatist insurgency as well as extremist gangs […]

Gunmen kill female journalist in Somalia’s Mogadishu

Gunmen kill female journalist in Somalia’s Mogadishu

Gunmen suspected of belonging to Somalia’s Islamist al Shabaab group shot and killed a female journalist working for state-run radio on Sunday, police said. Major Nur Ali, a police officer, said Sagal Salad worked for Radio Mogadishu. “Three men armed with pistols killed (her)… We heard gunfire and we rushed to the scene, the gunmen […]