Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: EPA-EFE

Philippine drug war deaths pile up as Duterte admits losing control

  • Some 1,600 people have been killed in the past six months in the nation’s war on drugs, bringing the official death count to more than 6,600
  • The latest figures prompted campaigners to demand a full investigation into the crackdown by Duterte, who last week appeared to have admitted he was losing control of the situation
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: EPA-EFE
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