Anti-riot police take part in a simulation of a protest during a military and police drill in preparation for the temporary closure of the holiday island Boracay in Philippines. Photo: Reuters

Heavily armed police guard Philippines holiday island Boracay ahead of Duterte’s shutdown

The president called the resort a ‘cesspool’ and banned all visitors for six months from Thursday

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Anti-riot police take part in a simulation of a protest during a military and police drill in preparation for the temporary closure of the holiday island Boracay in Philippines. Photo: Reuters
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