davao - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has set Saturday (local time),, a state of lawlessness. ' He did this after had taken an explosion in the southern city of Davao Friday at least fourteen people died. Nearly seventy people were injured in the explosion at a crowded night market.
Duterte, who hails from Davao and was mayor two decades, at the time of the explosion at his official residence in the city. He visited the site of the explosion early Saturday morning and told the journalists:,, I have the duty to protect this country. I have the duty to hold our country. Therefore, I call a state of lawlessness from. It is not a state of siege. '
The state holds according to the president that the deployment of army and police will be extended to searches and checkpoints.
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