Monday, June 12, 2017

Soldier, civilians cry as PHL flag raised at provincial capitol in Marawi

Today is the 119th year of our independence.Soldiers and residents were in tears as they raise the Filipino flag.

It was also the first time the Filipino flag was raised in the Provincial Capitol aster President Duterte declared Martial law last May 23.

Last friday, there were 13 soldiers that perished in Marawi in a 16 hour encounter. 58 members of the AFP and police have perished in the operation.

Some people are staying at the provincial capitol and using it as an evacuation ground.

There were also a number of civilians that were injured in the on going conflict.

source: gma network


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