Marawi war is over - Lorenzana

Exactly 5 months after Maute Group attacked Marawi City, National Defense Sec. Lorenzana announces war is over.

“After 154 days of siege in Marawi with Daesh-inspired Maute-ISIS group, after a week the commander-in-chief declared the liberation of Marawi City, we now announce the termination of combat operations in Marawi City,” Lorenzana told reporters on Monday.

The announcement came after the military seized the building in Marawi City were they found at least forty dead bodies after the military final assault this week.

The announcement was made in Clark, Pampanga on Monday, October 23, during the meeting with ASEAN defense ministers.

Source: Inquirer

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