Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte checks on wounded soldiers during his visit at a military camp in in Marawi City. Photo: EPA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte checks on wounded soldiers during his visit at a military camp in in Marawi City. Photo: EPA
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte checks on wounded soldiers during his visit at a military camp in in Marawi City. Photo: EPA

Philippine President Duterte requests 20,000 more troops to fight multiple threats as IS battle in Marawi rages

Almost 700 people have been killed over more than two months of fighting in the southern city of Marawi against Islamist militants

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte checks on wounded soldiers during his visit at a military camp in in Marawi City. Photo: EPA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte checks on wounded soldiers during his visit at a military camp in in Marawi City. Photo: EPA
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte checks on wounded soldiers during his visit at a military camp in in Marawi City. Photo: EPA
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