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An Islamic group claiming to be an affiliate of the Islamic State has threatened to get back at fellow Muslims in the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) who will support the government’s anti-terror campaign.

Dawla Islamiya issued the warning to ARMM officials in an e-mail following the holding last week of an Ulama Summit, wherein Muslim clerics declared as “haram” or forbidden the use of Islam to justify or legitimize violent terrorism and extremism.

“If something happens to [your parents, brothers, and children] along the way or in the end, do not tell us you were not warned,” the email from Dawla Islamiya said.

The Regional Darul Ifta (House of Opinion) of the ARMM organized and held the Ulama Summit against Terrorism at the Shariff Kabunsuan Cultural Complex, ORC Compound, Cotabato City from May 12-14, 2017.

Muslim clerics and aleema, who attended the summit also said, “It is imperative upon us all to cooperate and collaborate with stakeholders in preventing and countering violent extremism and terrorism in its many forms and manifestations,” accoridng to Luwaran.net.

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