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Maute brothers turning Marawi into new destination for jihad

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 05:50

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Abdullah Maute (right) with Hapilon (second from left); hundreds of gunmen, many of them young locals recruited by the Maute brothers, destroyed Dansalan College in a rampage across Marawi city last month.

Marawi, Philippines

TWENTY years after obtaining Christian educations, Muslim brothers Omarkhayam and Abdullah Maute returned to their southern Philippine city with the black flags of the Islamic State (IS) group and set fire to their alma mater.

Hundreds of gunmen, many of them

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