MANILA: Philippine police have killed a suspected Malaysian terrorist who allegedly was planning a bomb attack in one of the largest cities in the country's south, police said Saturday.
The suspected terrorist, identified as Mohd Noor Fikrie Bin Abud Kahar, was fatally shot by police late Friday following a scuffle inside a hotel where he and his Filipino wife had checked in, Davao city police chief Ronald de la Rosa said.
De la Rosa said that as the couple was checking out, the man tried to grab from his wife a backpack containing a homemade bomb. Officers tried to seize the man, who broke free and threatened to detonate the device.
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