Fighting continues in Philippine city of Marawi — video

The battle against ISIL-linked militants in the southern city has entered its third month

Rescuers carry a body bag containing the remains of a victim of Marawi siege during a mass burial at a public cemetery in Marawi on July 24, 2017, as the fighting between government troops and Muslim militants entered its second month.
The government is continuing to fight Islamist militants in the southern city of Marawi, a day after Congress voted to extend martial law over the southern Philippines until the end of the year.  / AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE
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Fighting in the Philippine city of Marawi shows no sign of ending soon as the battle between government forces and ISIL-linked militants there enters its third month.

The military has admitted it underestimated the extremists who swept through the southern city on May 23 and have held parts of it ever since, despite a large ground and air assault by government forces.

Fighting continues in Marawi

Fighting continues in Marawi