VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte on number of enforcers killed, again

President Rodrigo Duterte has revised his war on drugs figures, again.

Watch the video to know the numbers he has come up with.


(Guided by the code of principles of the International Fact-Checking Network at Poynter, VERA Files tracks the false claims, flip-flops, misleading statements of public officials and figures, and debunks them with factual evidence. Find out more about this initiative.)


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