Philippine soldiers at a checkpoint on a main road in Pantar town, Lanao del Norte, after residents started to evacuate Marawi city. Photo: Reuters Philippine soldiers at a checkpoint on a main road in Pantar town, Lanao del Norte, after residents started to evacuate Marawi city. Photo: Reuters
Philippine soldiers at a checkpoint on a main road in Pantar town, Lanao del Norte, after residents started to evacuate Marawi city. Photo: Reuters

Duterte threatens national martial law as Islamic State-linked gunmen terrorise city

About 100 militants roamed through Marawi city, killing five soldiers, taking a priest and an unspecified number of other people hostage from a church

Topic |   Rodrigo Duterte
Philippine soldiers at a checkpoint on a main road in Pantar town, Lanao del Norte, after residents started to evacuate Marawi city. Photo: Reuters Philippine soldiers at a checkpoint on a main road in Pantar town, Lanao del Norte, after residents started to evacuate Marawi city. Photo: Reuters
Philippine soldiers at a checkpoint on a main road in Pantar town, Lanao del Norte, after residents started to evacuate Marawi city. Photo: Reuters
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