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Troops clash with terror groups in Marawi City

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ATTACK IN THE CITY. Armed men are seen in Marawi City on May 23, 2017. Photo by Mohammad Manshawi

The situation worsens towards evening as the Maute Group occupies a public hospital – the Amai Pakpak Medical Center

MANILA, Philippines (May 24, 2017) — Clashes erupted in Marawi City on Tuesday afternoon, May 23, as the military moved to hunt down “high-value targets” belonging to the Maute Group and the Abu Sayyaf Group. Continue reading Troops clash with terror groups in Marawi City

Military sending more troops to Marawi amid Maute attack

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MAUTE GROUP. Marawi City residents take photos of suspected members of the Maute Group from their house windows. Photo by Mohammad Manshawi

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, who is in Russia with President Rodrigo Duterte, also says the President is ‘keenly following’ developments in Marawi City

MOSCOW, Russia (May 23, 2017) — The government is deploying more troops to Marawi City to keep the pressure on Maute Group members who continue to hold a hospital and other buildings under their control. Continue reading Military sending more troops to Marawi amid Maute attack