First Look Philippine forces launch attacks against ISIS-linked militants in Marawi

Militants have been causing violence in the city since Tuesday and the island has been placed under martial law by President Duterte.

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Backed by tanks and helicopters, Philippine government forces launched “precision attacks” Thursday to clear militants linked to the Islamic State group from a city that has been under siege since a failed raid to capture a militant on the US list of most-wanted terrorists.