Philippine troops capture Filipino militant on US list of most-wanted terrorists near airport

  • by: JIM GOMEZ , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 11, 2014 - 7:05 AM

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine security forces on Wednesday captured a top Filipino commander of the Abu Sayyaf extremist group who is on a U.S. list of most-wanted terrorists and has acknowledged receiving al-Qaida funds to finance bombings in the country.

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