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Marawi all but destroyed

A signage of "I love Marawi" is seen in front of damaged houses, buildings and a mosque in Marawi city, southern Philippines. With vehicles crushed and overturned and buildings reduced to skeletons of mangled steel and rubble, the Philippine city of Marawi resembles the aftermath of a war that lasted years, rather than months.


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A signage of "I love Marawi" is seen in front of damaged houses, buildings and a mosque in Marawi city, southern Philippines. With vehicles crushed and overturned and buildings reduced to skeletons of mangled steel and rubble, the Philippine city of...more

A signage of "I love Marawi" is seen in front of damaged houses, buildings and a mosque in Marawi city, southern Philippines. With vehicles crushed and overturned and buildings reduced to skeletons of mangled steel and rubble, the Philippine city of Marawi resembles the aftermath of a war that lasted years, rather than months. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
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A damaged mosque is seen in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

A damaged mosque is seen in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

A damaged mosque is seen in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
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Government soldiers stand in front of damaged houses and buildings in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

Government soldiers stand in front of damaged houses and buildings in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

Government soldiers stand in front of damaged houses and buildings in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
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Damaged houses, buildings and a mosque are seen inside Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

Damaged houses, buildings and a mosque are seen inside Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

Damaged houses, buildings and a mosque are seen inside Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
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A graffiti that reads "I love ISIS" is seen in a damaged building in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

A graffiti that reads "I love ISIS" is seen in a damaged building in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

A graffiti that reads "I love ISIS" is seen in a damaged building in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
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A government soldier stands guard in front of damaged buildings in Marawi city. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

A government soldier stands guard in front of damaged buildings in Marawi city. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

A government soldier stands guard in front of damaged buildings in Marawi city. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
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Damaged buildings and houses are seen in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

Damaged buildings and houses are seen in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

Damaged buildings and houses are seen in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
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Damaged buildings and houses are seen in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

Damaged buildings and houses are seen in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

Damaged buildings and houses are seen in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
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Government troops with their belongings walk towards waiting vehicles during a send-off ceremony ending their combat duty against pro-Islamic State militant groups inside military headquarters in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

Government troops with their belongings walk towards waiting vehicles during a send-off ceremony ending their combat duty against pro-Islamic State militant groups inside military headquarters in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

Government troops with their belongings walk towards waiting vehicles during a send-off ceremony ending their combat duty against pro-Islamic State militant groups inside military headquarters in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
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Government soldiers stay in a damaged building in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

Government soldiers stay in a damaged building in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

Government soldiers stay in a damaged building in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
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Damaged buildings are seen inside a war-torn area in Marawi City, southern Philippines after the Philippines announced on Monday the end of five months of military operations in a southern city held by pro-Islamic State rebels. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

Damaged buildings are seen inside a war-torn area in Marawi City, southern Philippines after the Philippines announced on Monday the end of five months of military operations in a southern city held by pro-Islamic State rebels. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

Damaged buildings are seen inside a war-torn area in Marawi City, southern Philippines after the Philippines announced on Monday the end of five months of military operations in a southern city held by pro-Islamic State rebels. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
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A government soldier stands guard in front of damaged buildings in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

A government soldier stands guard in front of damaged buildings in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

A government soldier stands guard in front of damaged buildings in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
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Damaged houses and buildings are seen in Marawi city, southern Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

Damaged houses and buildings are seen in Marawi city, southern Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

Damaged houses and buildings are seen in Marawi city, southern Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
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Government soldiers wave during a send-off ceremony ending their combat duty against pro-Islamic State groups outside military headquarters in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

Government soldiers wave during a send-off ceremony ending their combat duty against pro-Islamic State groups outside military headquarters in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

Government soldiers wave during a send-off ceremony ending their combat duty against pro-Islamic State groups outside military headquarters in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
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Damaged buildings and houses are seen in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

Damaged buildings and houses are seen in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

Damaged buildings and houses are seen in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
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Government soldiers stand guard in front of damaged buildings and a mosque in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

Government soldiers stand guard in front of damaged buildings and a mosque in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

Government soldiers stand guard in front of damaged buildings and a mosque in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
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Damaged houses, buildings and a mosque are seen in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

Damaged houses, buildings and a mosque are seen in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

Damaged houses, buildings and a mosque are seen in Marawi city, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
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