Rodrigo Duterte gives green light for bombing of kidnappers - and their captives

By Lindsay Murdoch
Updated January 15 2017 - 6:08pm, first published 5:07pm
Prisoners inside a cell in Manila Police Headquarters, Philippines. Photo: Kate Geraghty
Prisoners inside a cell in Manila Police Headquarters, Philippines. Photo: Kate Geraghty

Controversial Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his security forces to bomb kidnap-for-ransom groups operating in the country's southern islands, even if hostages are killed.

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