Philippines Conflict | Manila deploys special forces to retake Marawi city from Islamists
Government troops during an assault on insurgents from the so-called Maute group, who have taken over large parts of Marawi City in Marawi the southern Philippines May 25, 2017. Reuters/Romeo Ranoco
Government troops during an assault on insurgents from the so-called Maute group, who have taken over large parts of Marawi City in Marawi the southern Philippines May 25, 2017. Reuters/Romeo Ranoco

Manila deploys special forces to retake Marawi city from Islamists

At least 46 people -- 15 security forces and 31 rebels -- have reportedly been killed in heavy street fighting.

May 26, 2017 9:08 AM (UTC+8)