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Soldiers find 11 kilos of shabu in Maute lair in Marawi

By: - Correspondent / @rumelINQ
/ 01:43 PM June 19, 2017
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Soldiers found 11 kilos of shabu from a house in Marawi City that was used by Maute Islamist terrorists as a hideout. NIÑO JESUS ORBETA/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

MARAWI CITY – Soldiers on Sunday seized at least 11 large packs of shabu from a house that Maute gunmen had used as a lair, the military said Monday.

Lt. Col. Jay-ar Herrera, the spokesperson of the Army’s 1st Infantry Division, said soldiers found the shabu packs – weighing a total of 11 kilograms – as they were clearing the house after an intense firefight with the gunmen.

He said based on estimates, the shabu was worth between P110 million to P250 million.

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Aside from the shabu, the soldiers also recovered a black ISIS flag and four high-powered rifles. CBB

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