U.S. Backs Bid To Reclaim Marawi As 13 Philippine Marines Killed In Fighting

An airstrike rips through a suspected militant hideout in Marawi on Friday. The U.S. is now providing "technical assistance" in the fight to retake the city, according to a Philippine military spokesman.

The U.S. is now giving “technical assistance” to the country’s military, according to a Philippine spokesman. The news comes amid heavy fighting to take back the city from ISIS-linked militants.

(Image credit: Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images)

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