An FA50 during a fly-by Clark Air Base at Angeles city, Pampanga province, north of Manila. President Rodrigo Duterte has criticised the FA50s as being inadequate for counter-insurgency and good only as fly-by aircraft for ceremonies. File photo: Reuters

Philippines use Korean-made fighter jets in combat for first time to target terror suspects

The target was militant leader Isnilon Hapilon, who has reportedly been designated to lead an Islamic State group branch in Southeast Asia

Topic |   Rodrigo Duterte
An FA50 during a fly-by Clark Air Base at Angeles city, Pampanga province, north of Manila. President Rodrigo Duterte has criticised the FA50s as being inadequate for counter-insurgency and good only as fly-by aircraft for ceremonies. File photo: Reuters
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