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MARAWI CITY, PHILIPPINES // More than 200 civilians walked out of the besieged Philippines city of Marawi in a daring escape from their Islamist captors, concealing dozens of Christians and saving them from almost certain murder. Braving a terrifying gauntlet of military air strikes and extremist gunmen, they rmade a dash for freedom after almost two weeks trapped in their homes while Islamist fanatics battled for control of their city. They included one of Marawi city’s most respected politicians, who hid 71 Christians in his home and led 144 people through downtown streets held by self-styled ISIL fighters and strewn with rotting corpses. Norodin Alonto Lucman, the former vice governor of a Muslim self-ruled area that includes the now embattled city, said he twice turned away gunmen — some of them neighbours and distant relatives — at his Marawi home asking for food and weapons. But supplies eventually ran out and they fled through bombed out downtown streets, dodging snipers. " [The city] is strewn with debris, dead bodies of chickens, rats, dogs, even the smell of rotting flesh," said Mr Lucman of their two-kilometre trek. "As we walked many people saw us on the street and they joined us."…
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