Government troops with their belongings walk towards waiting vehicles during a send-off ceremony ending their combat duty against pro-Islamic State militant groups inside military headquarters in Marawi city

Government troops with their belongings walk towards waiting vehicles during a send-off ceremony ending their combat duty against pro-Islamic State militant groups inside military headquarters in Marawi city

Philippine troops during a send-off ceremony ending their combat duty against pro-Islamic State militant groups inside military headquarters in Marawi city, October 25, 2017. Photo: Reuters/Romeo Ranoco

November 22, 2017 1:44 PM (UTC+8)