The military says 290 people have been killed, including 58 soldiers, 206 militants and 26 civilians. Residents who have fled the shattered city said they have seen at least 100 bodies in the rubble and in battle zones.
National flags were raised for Independence Day in a ceremony dedicated to the scores killed in the fighting in Marawi City, which was overrun by the Daesh-linked Maute militant group three weeks ago.
Philippines troops continue to fight the pro-Daesh Maute group in Marawi City on southern Mindanao island. The siege in the Muslim-majority city in a Catholic-majority country has now entered its third week.
The Philippine military said the US is providing technical support to end the siege of Marawi by the so-called Maute group, which took over large parts of the city late last month. But President Duterte said he did not seek support from Washington.
The Philippines military confirms the US is providing technical assistance, but it had no boots on the ground. Thirteen Philippine marines conducting clearing operations have been killed in the battle for Marawi city, a military spokesman said.
The military says that rebel fighters are penned into a built-up area of the city. Troops have been clearing houses that the militants used as sniper positions for the past two weeks.
Fighting erupted in Marawi after a bungled raid aimed at capturing Isnilon Hapilon, whom Daesh proclaimed as its "emir" of Southeast Asia last year after he pledged allegiance to the group.
Marines Operations Officer Rowan Rimas says the discovery is a sign that the Daesh fighters are running away. Authorities are investigating where the money came from.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says the attack is "not the work" of Daesh. Meanwhile, the Philippine government continues airstrikes against Maute fighters in the battle for Marawi City.
Militants in a southern Philippine city are still holding hostages and defying government forces as President Duterte says local militant groups are uniting behind Daesh and becoming a major security threat.
Up to 2,000 civilians are trapped in Marawi as the military assault against the Daesh-linked Maute group continues for the eighth day.
The violence that began last week has killed dozens. Though most people have left, those still trapped are worried about being intercepted by militants at checkpoints on routes out of the city.
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