Government soldiers take up positions as troops continue their assault on clearing operations against the pro-IS militant group in Marawi city

Government soldiers take up positions as troops continue their assault on clearing operations against the pro-IS militant group in Marawi city

Philippine soldiers from the Marines 1st Brigade patrol take up positions as troops continue clearing operations against the pro-Islamic State militant group in Marawi city, September 14, 2017. Photo: Reuters/Marconi Navales

October 10, 2017 12:55 PM (UTC+8)