Philippines: Scenes from Marawi as Fighting Enters Third Week

BenarNews staff
Marawi, Philippines
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Buildings burn in downtown Marawi city after Abu Sayyaf and Maute gang militants set fire to them, June 5, 2017. (Richel V. Umel/BenarNews)


Moro Islamic Liberation Front members join government rescuers as part of a Joint Coordinating, Monitoring and Assistance Center (JCMAC) team helping civilians trapped in the Banggolo district of Marawi city, June 6, 2017. (Handout/JCMAC team)


Bombs, gunfights and fires have taken their toll on this section of Marawi city, June 4, 2017. (Courtesy Moro Islamic Liberation Front)


Philippine soldiers prepare for battle against insurgents in Marawi city, June 6, 2017. (Richel V. Umel/BenarNews)


A rescuer helps a woman flee from Banggolo district of Marawi city as another man carries belongings, June 6, 2017. (Handout/JCMAC team)


Chickens survived the fighting in Marawi city, June 6, 2017. (Handout/JCMAC team)


A military helicopter flies over Marawi city during a mission to extract wounded and dead soldiers as fighting went on in the predominantly Muslim southern Philippine city, June 6, 2017. (Mark Navales/BenarNews)


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