Philippine police and a local community officer are seen during an anti-illegal drugs campaign in Quezon City, east of Manila, in 2018. Police said four Chinese nationals were killed in an operation on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Philippine police and a local community officer are seen during an anti-illegal drugs campaign in Quezon City, east of Manila, in 2018. Police said four Chinese nationals were killed in an operation on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE

4 Chinese nationals killed by Philippine police in drugs operation

  • Police said the suspects, from Fujian and Shanxi, were ‘known distributors of illegal drugs’ and opened fire at police in a sting operation to buy crystal meth
  • Thousands of people have been killed in President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs, and the International Criminal Court is investigating the campaign

Topic |   The Philippines
Philippine police and a local community officer are seen during an anti-illegal drugs campaign in Quezon City, east of Manila, in 2018. Police said four Chinese nationals were killed in an operation on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Philippine police and a local community officer are seen during an anti-illegal drugs campaign in Quezon City, east of Manila, in 2018. Police said four Chinese nationals were killed in an operation on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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