A government soldier checks a vehicle evacuating residents from their hometown of Marawi, as it drives past a military checkpoint in Pantar

A government soldier checks a vehicle evacuating residents from their hometown of Marawi, as it drives past a military checkpoint in Pantar

A government soldier checks a vehicle evacuating residents from their hometown of Marawi city in the southern Philippines, as it drives past a military checkpoint in Pantar town, Lanao del Norte, Philippines May 24, 2017. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco - RTX37C51

May 26, 2017 3:36 PM (UTC+8)