Last stand: Philippine army battles final 30 Muslim militants in Marawi

Philippine troops on Sunday were battling a final group of about 30 pro-Islamic State group militants who were surrounded in one building with all their hostages gone as a nearly five-month siege neared its end in southern Marawi city, a military official said.
Army Colonel Romeo Brawner said troops were aiming to end the crisis before midnight on Sunday.
He said the battle area was around a two-floor building near Lake Lanao where the firefight continued to rage at noon.
“Our government…