July 4, 2017 15:36 IST

Battle for besieged Philippine city

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Smoke is seen following a Philippine Army airstrike. Credit: Reuters
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Displaced Marawi residents react as they watch the boxing fight between Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines and Australia's Jeff Horn during the WBO World Welterweight Title, at an evacuation center in Baloi. Credit: Reuters
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62-year-old Filipino woman Linda reacts while riding on a military truck after being rescued from the combat zone where she and her family were trapped more than 5 weeks. Credit: Reuters
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A Filipino soldier lies on a mattress at their combat position in a house as government troops continue their assault against insurgents from the Maute group in Marawi city. Credit: Reuters
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A Filipino soldier walks as government troops continue their assault. Credit: Reuters