Duterte’s new threat
Move will alarm shipping industry.
Duterte wants kidnappers ‘blown up,’ even with hostages
DAVAO CITY, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte said he has ordered the bombing of kidnapping groups at sea even if their hostages will die in the process.
“Order ko talaga sa Navy, sa Coast Guard, basta nag-kidnap tapos trying to escape, pasabugin mo na silang lahat. Sabi nila, [may] hostage. Sorry, collateral damage,” said Duterte on Saturday, January 14, in Davao City.
(My order to the Navy, Coast Guard is, if they are kidnappers and they are trying to escape, blow them up. They said, there are hostages. Sorry, collateral damage.)
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