The centre of the picturesque lakeside town was heavily damaged in a campaign of shelling and aerial bombing.
The Philippines has declared victory over supporters of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group in the southern city of Marawi.
Flames rise from damaged buildings after government troops cleared out pro-ISIL groups inside a war-torn area of Marawi City, in the southern Philippines. [Romeo Ranoco/Reuters]
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