Maute death toll now 749 - Philippine Canadian Inquirer

As details of the attack in Marawi city emerged, fears mounted that the largest Roman Fighting in Marawi City broke out after a botched attempt to arrest Abu Sayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon last May 23. (Photo: Mike Gonzalez (TheCoffee) / Wikipedia ...

Hostages, IEDs slow down push to end war in Marawi - Rappler

BATO MOSQUE. Troops retrieve IEDs and unexploded ordnance from former Maute stronghold Bato Mosque. JTF Marawi photo. MARAWI CITY, Philippines – It's mortar rounds that troops served the Maute Group for breakfast on Sunday morning, October 1.

Marawi terrorists use looted coins as shrapnel in IEDs – AFP - Manila Bulletin

The Armed Forces now know why coins, nails and bolts were among those recovered from the wound of soldiers injured in the main battle area in Marawi city. Improvised grenade with coins as shrapnel recovered by troops in the MBA. (Francis Wakefield.

Philippine Army drone footage shows Daesh plundering Marawi - Arab News

MANILA: The Philippine military has released aerial footage showing Daesh-backed Maute militants looting houses and other establishments in Marawi, confirming an earlier Arab News story about looting in the strife-torn city. In the undated video ...

13 terrorists, 2 soldiers killed in Marawi - Gulf Today

MANILA: At least 13 Daesh-linked terrorists and two soldiers were killed in a fresh outbreak of heavy fighting at the besieged city of Marawi which is now on its fourth month, a top military officer reported on Saturday. Colonel Romeo Brawner, the ...

13 Mautes, 2 soldiers killed in Marawi clash - CNN Philippines

Marawi City (CNN Philippines, September 30) — The death toll in war-torn Marawi rises as government troops proceed with their final push to flush out Maute terrorists. The military said 13 terrorists and two soldiers died in an encounter inside the ...

13 Maute terrorists, 2 soldiers killed in Marawi push - Rappler

MARAWI PUSH. Troops continue to advance in the battle area in Marawi City. File photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler. MARAWI CITY, Philippines – The military said 13 Maute fighters and two soldiers were killed in separate gun battles in Marawi City on Friday ...

Mayhem in Marawi - The Diplomat

Is the Philippines up to the task of handling the latest wave of Islamist terrorism? By Zachary Abuza for The Diplomat. October 29, 2017. On May 23, a unit of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) operating on a tip, moved in on a safehouse in the ...

Marawi war ends this September, Duterte says - The Manila Times

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte said the conflict in Marawi would finally be over by September's end, four months after Islamic State-linked Maute terrorists laid siege to the city. In Eastern Samar on Thursday, Duterte again admitted that the government ...