Marawi’s ruins a reminder of Islamic State’s devastating reach

Mohammad Ali Acampong, 42, poses for a portrait with his family in a school-turned-evacuation center at Mipaga, Marawi City, Lanao del Sur province, Philippines, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) – It had only been a week since Mohammad Ali Acampong finished renovating his house when bombs and bullets struck Marawi City. Two years ago, pro-Islamic State militants took over in a bid to carve out their own “Wilayah”, or province, forcing nearly 100,000 people to flee in what became the […]

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