Marawi City residents flee as troops clash with Islamist militants

Published on 26 May 2017 3:24:08 PM

Residents in Marawi City, Mindanao are fleeing their homes when Army personnel from the Philippine Armed Forces engage Islamist militants who lay siege in the area. More than half of the 200,000 residents of the city have been evacuated and 22 people have been killed in the conflict since Tuesday.