Philippines claims control of 90 percent of Marawi

The Philippine government says its troops have taken control of 90 percent of a city that was seized by an ISIL-linked group last month. But around 150 rebels are still putting up a fight in Marawi.

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    The Philippine government says its troops have taken control of 90 percent of a city that was seized by an ISIL-linked group last month.

    But around 150 rebels are still putting up a fight in Marawi.

    Al Jazeera’s Jamela Alindogan reports from nearby Iligan City.


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