Rappler's latest stories on Mapandi bridge
The latest confirmed fatality is Philippine Marine Private Alejandro Balean, who went missing during the fierce battle over the Mapandi Bridge on June 9, 2017
First Lieutenant Geraldo Alvarez saves 15 of his men from certain death. He is nominated to receive the Medal for Valor, the highest and most rare combat award.
UPDATED President Rodrigo Duterte is back in Marawi City as the military marks another significant development in the battle area
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The Mapandi Bridge is one of 3 bridges that separate the so called safe zone and the battle area It is the military’s main supply route
UPDATED The casualties are recorded on Saturday July 22 from several incidents in the battle zone