A helicopter gunship fires a rocket at Muslim militant positions in the continuing assaults to retake control of some areas of Marawi city. Photo: AP

Philippine military expected to intensify bombing campaign in Marawi after Islamic militants kill 19 civilians

Most of the city’s residents have fled because of the fighting, which has seen the military heavily bomb residential areas where the militants were believed to be hiding

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A helicopter gunship fires a rocket at Muslim militant positions in the continuing assaults to retake control of some areas of Marawi city. Photo: AP
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