Philippine's Duterte Declares State of ‘Lawlessness’ After Bombing

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  • Blast in downtown Davao City kills at least 14, injures 67
  • Davao, Duterte’s hometown, one of areas under heightened alert

A photo taken from a mobile phone shows a general view of the site of an explosion at a night market in Davao City, in southern island of Mindanao, on September 2, 2016.

Photographer: STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images

At least 14 people were killed Friday in an explosion at a night market in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s home town of Davao City in the country’s south, spurring him to declare a state of “lawlessness”.

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