Empty shells and cigarette butts are seen under a hole where snipers from the pro-Islamic State militant groups used to position themselves inside a house in the war-torn Marawi city

Empty shells and cigarette butts are seen under a hole where snipers from the pro-Islamic State militant groups used to position themselves inside a house in the war-torn Marawi city

Empty shells and cigarette butts are seen under a hole where snipers from the pro-Islamic State militant groups used to position themselves inside a house in the war-torn Marawi city, southern Philippines October 19, 2017. Photo: Reuters/Romeo Ranoco

October 20, 2017 1:53 PM (UTC+8)