Philippine's military fights to take control of Marawi

For the evacuees who fled from Marawi, it feels like a time of great uncertainty. The Philippines military say they have killed at least 30 members of the Maute armed group, linked to ISIL, in recent fighting in the south.

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    For the evacuees who fled from Marawi, it feels like a time of great uncertainty.

    The Philippines military say they have killed at least 30 members of the Maute armed group, linked to ISIL, in recent fighting in the south.

    The army says it has slowly been taking back control.

    Al Jazeera’s Jamela Alindogan reports from Marawi, Southern Philippines.


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