Philippines war on drugs: '1,900 killed' amid crackdown

August 23, 2016 10:04 AM

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Philippines war on drugs: '1,900 killed' amid crackdown

The head of the Philippines police has said more than 1,900 people have been killed during a crackdown on illegal drugs in the past seven weeks.

Ronald dela Rosa was speaking at a senate hearing into the sharp rise in deaths since Rodrigo Duterte became president.

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