10 troopers killed, 7 others hurt in ‘friendly fire’ incident in Marawi City

MANILA — Ten soldiers were killed while seven others were hurt in what the military termed as a “friendly fire incident” in Marawi City, Lanao Del Sur Wednesday.

This was disclosed by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana.

No other details were available but he stressed that an investigation will be conducted on the matter and the panel will be headed by Armed Forces chief-of-staff Gen. Eduardo Año.

Families of the victims were already informed of the incident. Priam F. Nepomuceno/PNA-northboundasia.com