Philippine police have killed three drug suspects in a shoot-out, officials said on Sunday (May 29), the latest such deaths after president-elect Rodrigo Duterte vowed to crack down on crime by any means necessary.
Police said they were fired on when they went to the home of a suspected drug dealer on the tiny central island of Banacon before dawn on Saturday. They returned fire and the suspect and three associates were injured.
The suspected trafficker Rowen Secretaria and two unidentified men were pronounced dead after being taken to hospital, while a fourth was treated for gunshot wounds, local police officer Roel Lagora said. Read More