At least 80 dead after escalation in Philippine operations against drugs and crimes


August 18, 2017 11:59 AM

MANILA (REUTERS) – Police killed at least 13 people in Manila on the third night of an escalation in President Rodrigo Duterte’s ruthless war on drugs and crime, taking the toll for one of the bloodiest weeks so far to 80, Reuters witnesses and media reported on Friday (Aug 18).