RU­INS AND RUB­BLE.

Sun.Star Cagayan de Oro - - Front Page -

Philip­pine Marines pa­trol a stretch of road in Barangay Bubong Ma­daya, Marawi City in this photo taken Wed­nes­day, Au­gust 30, 2017. The vil­lage of Bubong Ma­daya is within the main bat­tle area be­tween gov­ern­ment forces and ISIS-in­spired ex­trem­ists. On 100th day of the cri­sis, Joint Task Force Marawi an­nounced 617 ex­trem­ists killed and 45 civil­ians killed by the ex­trem­ists. The mil­i­tary said they have been able to re­cover 667 firearms and res­cued 1,728 civil­ians. The num­ber of death in the gov­ern­ment side have climbed to 133.

(DIV­INA M. SU­SON)

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