8 months Unexploded bombs continue to hamper rehabilitation at Marawi City’s ground zero MB
By Francis Wakefield Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said there were still about 45 unexploded ordnance or “big bombs” in the most affected area (MAA) in Marawi City. Ruined buildings sit next to a body of water in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur province, Philippines, May 23, 2019.  (EPA-EFE / MARK R. CRISTINO / MANILA BULLETIN) In an interview over GMA Digital News on Tuesday night, Lorenzana said the presence of the unexploded ordnance has caused part of the delay in the reconstruction and rehabilitation of war-torn Marawi City, after militants affiliated with the Islamic state of Iraq and the Levant ... more