Marawi: Philippine army battle against ISIL enters fourth week

A spokesman for the Philippines military says US troops are now on the ground close to Marawi, providing support as the army battles to retake the city from rebels allied to ISIL. The fighting has now been going on for more than three weeks.

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    A spokesman for the Philippines military says US troops are now on the ground close to Marawi, providing support as the army battles to retake the city from rebels allied to ISIL.

    The fighting has now been going on for more than three weeks.

     

    Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan reports from Marawi City.


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