Philippines urges Islamist rebels to surrender as battle enters eighth day

Philippines urges Islamist rebels to surrender as battle enters eighth day

MARAWI, Philippines (Reuters) – The Philippine military urged Islamist militants occupying a southern city to turn themselves in on Tuesday, the eighth day of a push by security forces using armored vehicles and firing rockets from helicopters to eliminate the gunmen.

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