The Philippine flag is held by a soldier after government troops cleared Marawi of militants. Photo: Reuters

Battle over: Philippines declares end of Marawi siege after dozens of militants die in final showdown

Troops prevailed in confrontation with gunmen who clung on to the end inside several buildings in the heart of southern town

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The Philippine flag is held by a soldier after government troops cleared Marawi of militants. Photo: Reuters
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