They were on the opposite sides of history-she was from a family of high-ranking Communists, he was the head guard of President Marcos. Divided by political beliefs, they never should have been together.
"Now, at last, their great siege weapons were ready. At dawn on October 2nd, the battery opened fire. The cannonballs fell as thick as the rain, slamming into the fortress walls and the bastion of San Andres."
On May 23, 2017, Police Senior Inspector Fredie Manuel Solar was murdered by members of the Maute Group. He was the first casualty of the Marawi Siege to have come from the Armed Forces of the Philippines.