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Marawi was a 'setback' for the Maute Group and Isnilon Hapilon's faction in the Abu Sayyaf Group, but it was a 'propaganda victory' for ISIS, says Southeast Asia security expert Zachary Abuza
Director Oscar Albayalde says they have monitored ISIS safe havens in the Philippines' capital region
(UPDATED) At least 27 terrorists have been killed thus far in heavy fighting. Colonel Brawner says that because they 'don't have all the cadavers yet', they could not confirm if Malaysian militant Dr Mahmud is among them.
The Moro Islamic Liberation Front is seeking to prevent a different group from gaining a foothold in an area of Mindanao island that it calls its own senior rebel leader Mohagher Iqbal says
Malacañang condoles with the families and friends left behind by the victims of the attack which was claimed by ISIS
Mahirap na combination ang IED at sniping Kapag mabagal ka sniper ang dadale sa iyo Kapag mabilis IED says an officer on the ground
Ten soldiers are also wounded and about 2 000 residents are displaced during the clashes with gunmen from the Maute group which has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State ISIS group