When Rodrigo Duterte became the president of the Philippines he declared martial law and suspended Habeas corpus. Isnilon Hapilon was the leader of the Isis grouped, He was captured and killed during the Philippines Armed Forces operation.Omar Maute and Abdullah Maute were responsible for planning the attack in Marawi city. Many innocent people got involved in the war. The Islamist armed group Maute attack Marawi city. The attack was after when Duterte declared martial law and suspended habeas corpus and when the Islamist leader were offensively captured.They killed three security force officers and burned several building including a hospital and a school. The Maute fighter reportedly took a priest and several others innocent people. The ISIS bombed the Marawi city, 15 people were killed in the Southern Davao city (Battle of Marawi). The military sent more troops when Rodrigo rejected the offer of Maranao religion and political leader to negotiate when the Maute groups. The Philippines Armed forces said 162 soldier had been killed in the fighting. The martial law happen in the Philippines, Marawi city in the Mindanao . The Mindanao is home to a number of Muslim rebel groups seeking more autonomy. This happen in May 23, 2017.
When I learn about this on the news, I was thankful that this didn’t happen in Roxas city in the Philippines. This is were I live before we came to Canada. I still had auntie and cousin in there.