Priest and worshippers seized and police chief beheaded after government forces raid hideout of militant leader.
Militants linked to Islamic State swept through a southern Philippine city, beheading a police chief, burning buildings, seizing a Roman Catholic priest and his worshippers and raising the black flag of Isis, regional authorities have said.
- Police chief beheaded as militants rampage through Philippines city – video
President Rodrigo Duterte had declared martial law across the southern third of the country – where Marawi city is located – and warned on Wednesday that he may expand it nationwide.
At least 21 people were killed in the fighting, officials said…