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Latest News Wires Most-wanted terror leaders killed in the Philippines

Philippine officials say they killed members of the group Abu Sayyaf, which has been behind kidnappings, bomb attacks, and beheadings, terrorizing the country for over 20 years.

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The Philippine military said it killed Southeast Asia's most-wanted terrorist and two other senior militants Thursday in a U.S.-backed airstrike marking one of the region's biggest anti-terrorism successes in recent years.