[WATCH] Maute group attacks Marawi City

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CNN Philippines' Chief Correspondent Pia Hontiveros gives us live updates on the clash between government forces and Maute group in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur. www.cnn.ph

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Highlights:
– Armed men clash with military in Marawi
– Eyewitness: Marawi City Jail on fire
– Eyewitness: Armed men threatening residents in Marawi
– Eyewitness: Police patrol car with ISIS flag
– Eyewitness: Marawi City jail, Dansalan College on fire
– Eyewitness; Armed men entered hospital, raised ISIS flag
– Eyewitness: Gunfires still heard until now
– AFP Chief Eduardo Año: AFP, PNP going after Isnilon Hapilon in Marawi
– Año: Maute group in outskirts tried to help Hapilon
– Año: We are in full control of Marawi
– Año: Less than 50 Maute members scattered in Marawi
– Año: 1 killed, 8 wounded in Marawi clash
– Eyewitness: Armed men positioned in city entry, exit points
– Eyewitness: Armed men trying to get public sympathy
– Eyewitness: There were exchanges of gunfire
– Marawi Mayor Majul Gandamra: We are asking for reinforcement
– Marawi Mayor: We need to prevent Maute from entering government facilities
– Marawi Mayor: No firefight because military not present
– Marawi Mayor: I am not protecting Marawi City hall
– Marawi Mayor: We need support of AFP, PNP
– Marawi Mayor: I cannot say situation is normal
– Marawi Mayor: We cannot allow Maute to enter city hall
– Marawi Mayor: Lights have gone out in the city
– Marawi Mayor appealing to Maute not to enter city hall
– Eyewitness: Amai Pakpak Hospital overrun by Maute
– Power out in Marawi City
– Eyewitness: Everything moved as if it was coordinated
– Eyewitness: Maute group has left Amai Pakpak Medical Center
– Eyewitness: There are sporadic gunfire
– Eyewitness: We always consider Marawi as shelter amid conflict
– AFP releases statement on Marawi encounter
– Eyewitness: We appealed to armed men, we are civilians
– ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman: There was an attempt to wreak havoc in Marawi
– Hataman: Group of soldiers to reinforce security of Marawi City Hall
– Hataman: Terrorism should also be addressed by community
– Hataman: There was no early info from residents on armed men
– Hataman: Maute members have relatives in Marawi
– Hataman: Maute did not give importance to preps for Ramadan
– Hataman: Forces have secured city hall, provincial capitol

Posted by CNN Philippines on Tuesday, May 23, 2017