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Six Dead in the Philippines as Duterte Continues Crackdown on Drugs

Philippine authorities said police killed six armed bodyguards loyal to a town mayor alleged to be involved in the sale of illegal drugs. Earlier this week, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to have Albuera Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr. “shot on sight” for protecting his son, a suspected drug dealer. Espinosa surrendered himself to national police on Tuesday, though his son, Erwin, a suspected drug lord, did not. Local police said a gun fight broke out between the body...

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