ISIS militants plotted to burn city to the ground to show power in the Philippines

It was a terrorist plot to burn a city of 200,000 people to the ground and ISIS militants were behind it, according to the Associated Press.

Philippines military officials tell NBC News it is close to retaking the southern city of Marawi. This is after ISIS extremists planned to burn the city to the ground in order to show how powerful the terrorist organization is.

Source: ISIS militants plotted to burn city to the ground to show power in the Philippines

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