Celebrities took to social media to ask for prayers and unity because of the current situation happening in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur in Mindanao. The Maute Group, an ISIS-inspired local terrorist group, had a firefight with the military after invading Marawi City yesterday, May 23. This prompted
President Rodrigo Duterte to declare Martial Law in Mindanao for 60 days.
The president is currently in Russia for a state visit but had to cut the trip short because of the crisis.
Anne Curtis, Bianca Gonzalez, Julie Anne San Jose, Ogie Alcasid, BB Gandanghari, Karylle, Jake Ejercito, Iñigo Pascual and Matteo Guidicelli posted their messages on social media.