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Red blooms provide respite in Marawi ruins

Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Dec 05 2017 10:25 AM | Updated as of Dec 05 2017 10:43 AM

Red blooms provide respite in Marawi ruins

A soldier walks past a pocket of poinsettia blooms in Marawi City on Dec. 2, 2017, as he surveys the damage wrought by 5 months of fighting. The government is preparing to rebuild the city, where government troops battled Islamic State-inspired extremists.