Philippines' Duterte vows to kill more in drug war, use military

AFP , Thursday 2 Feb 2017

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced Thursday the military would take a leading role in his deadly drug war, while vowing to kill more traffickers and addicts.

"I'm taking in the AFP (Armed Forces of the Philippines) and raising the issue of drugs as a national security threat so that I will call on all the armed forces to assist," Duterte said in a speech, after promising to kill more "son of a bitch" drug addicts.

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