MEMBERS of the Islamic State-linked Maute group fighting the military in Marawi City should surrender now while they still can, or else die, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) warned on Tuesday.

Some 2,000 residents are feared trapped while more than 100 people have been confirmed killed in the conflict, which began last week when gunmen waving black flags of the Islamic State (IS) group rampaged through the mostly Muslim-populated city of Marawi in Lanao del Sur province.

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