“Shoot them dead” – Philippines president orders officers to kill those violating lockdown (Video)

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered officers to shoot dead anyone “who creates trouble” during a month-long lockdown enforced to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country.

_Shoot them dead_ - Philippines president warns against violating lockdown lailasnews

In a late-night televised national address on Wednesday, he said;

“Let this be a warning to all. Follow the government at this time because it is critical that we have order,”

“And do not harm the health workers, the doctors … because that is a serious crime. My orders to the police and the military, if anyone creates trouble, and their lives are in danger: shoot them dead.”

“Do not intimidate the government. Do not challenge the government. You will lose,”

Watch him speak below;

https://twitter.com/lailaijeoma/status/1246001374661353472

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