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Philippine Forces Launch Offensive In Marawi In Hopes To End Conflict

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News video: Philippine Forces Launch Offensive In Marawi In Hopes To End ConflictOn Tuesday, Philippine aircraft and troops launched a renewed push against Islamist militants in Malawi, and a military spokesman said the goal was to clear the area by the weekend Eid festival. The offensive came amid concerns that rebel reinforcements could arrive in the city following Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. According to an official count, nearly 350 people have been killed since the fighting in Malawi began 5 weeks ago.

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