Duterte to visit Jolo blast sites

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MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte is set to visit Jolo in Sulu which was recently rocked by twin explosions that killed a number of civilians and members of the military and police.

Duterte announced his visit to Jolo during the “Singing for the President” event, an online concert held for him.

“I’m going to Jolo, diretso ako ngayon sa Jolo, doon sa blast site. Mabigyan ko lang ang mga sandalo natin, mga sundalo ko, mga pulis ko ng importansya sa kanilang kamatayan,” Duterte said.

“I’ll go there to fulfill the duty of a commander in chief,” the President added.

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque earlier said Duterte will consider recommendations to declare …

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