Police officers stand guard near a crime scene where a suspected drug addict was shot dead by unidentified gunmen. Photo: Reuters

Inside Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal drug purge: how local residents work with Philippine police to compile ‘hit lists’

Barangay officials are the foot soldiers in a war on drugs that has led to the killing of more than 3,600 people since Duterte took office in June

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Police officers stand guard near a crime scene where a suspected drug addict was shot dead by unidentified gunmen. Photo: Reuters
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