DNA test confirms killing of leader of ISIS-affiliated group in Philippines

Owaydah Benito Marohombsar or Abu Dar

Owaydah Benito Marohombsar or Abu Dar

More than 1,000 lives were lost and hundreds of thousands of residents were displaced as a result of heavy combat lasting five months. The violence displaced almost 360,000 residents and left the mosque-studded city in ruins. "The DNA test results from the U.S. showed positive results", Col. Romeo Brawner, commander of the Army's 103rd Brigade based in Marawi City told Arab News.

A DNA test has confirmed the death of Abu Dar, a leader of the siege of Marawi City in 2017 who went on to become the supposed emir of the Islamic State in Southeast Asia, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said Sunday.

Interior Secretary Eduardo Ano said on Sunday that the tests confirmed that Owaida Marohombsar, who was also known by his nom de guerre Abu Dar, was one of four militants killed in a March 14 gun battle that also left four soldiers dead near southern Tubaran town in Lanao del Sur province.

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Informants had identified the body as that of Abu Dar, whose real name was Owaydah Marohombsar, it added.

Daremerged as the new Dawlah Islamiyah-Lanao group commander after the Marawi siege and neutralization of Maute Brothers and Abu Sayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon.

Scene of the Crime Operatives (SOCO) took a nail sample from the body which was compared to the DNA of his family or relatives. "They attempted to establish a "wilayat" (rule) in the Philippines but they did not succeed at all here".

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He described Abu Dar as "really brutal", adding: "He teaches the extreme kind of Islam. like all infidels should be killed".

"We thank our USA counterparts and the citizens of Lanao Del Sur for helping us neutralize the last remaining leader of the Maute-ISIS Group in the person of Abu Dar".

The First Infantry Division, however, said they were able to confirm the identity of Abu Dar's remains through the help of U.S. counterparts.

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"This group is leader-centric".

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