Philippines' Duterte backs police in 'drug' mayor killings

Philippines' Duterte backs police in 'drug' mayor killingsPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday defended a police raid that killed a mayor whom he had linked to narcotics trafficking along with 14 others. Duterte has repeatedly defended police prosecuting his deadly war on drugs while singling out officials as “narco-politicians”. Three mayors have been shot dead after he accused them of involvement in the drug trade.



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