A soldier inspects a tunnel connected to the city's underground drainage system, used by militants as cover during the height of battle with government troops. Photo: AFP

Marawi insurgents used ‘rat-like’ tactics, including tunnels to sewers, during urban warfare against Philippine troops

Philippine President Duterte and security analysts said the gunmen had planned to set up a Southeast Asian IS base in the southern Philippines

Topic |   Philippines insurgency

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A soldier inspects a tunnel connected to the city's underground drainage system, used by militants as cover during the height of battle with government troops. Photo: AFP
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