Hostages reunited with families in Marawi, others still missing

While the Philippine government has declared victory over pro-ISIL fighters in Marawi City, many residents are struggling to go back to the lives they had before the war.

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    While the Philippine government has declared victory over pro-ISIL fighters in Marawi City, many residents are struggling to go back to the lives they had before the war.

    A search for missing loved ones continues as more bodies are collected from the front lines.

    Yet, some are lucky as Al Jazeera met one woman who received good news about her kidnapped daughter.

    Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan reports from Marawi City, southern Philippines.


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