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TOPSHOT - EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Philippine Scene of the Crime Operatives (SOCO) work at the scene where two suspects were shot dead following an encouter and shootout with police at a checkpoint along a highway in Manila on August 28, 2016. 
More than 2,000 people have died violent deaths since Duterte took office two months ago and immediately implemented his scorched-earth plans to eradicate drugs in society, ordering police to shoot dead traffickers and urging ordinary citizens to kill addicts. The bloodbath has seen unknown assailants kill more than half the victims, according to police statistics, raising fears that security forces and hired assassins are roaming through communities and shooting dead anyone suspected of being involved in drugs.
 / AFP / NOEL CELIS / TO GO WITH AFP STORY PHILIPPINES-POLITICS-CRIME-RIGHTS-ADDICTION,FOCUS BY CECIL MORELLA        (Photo credit should read NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

TOPSHOT — EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Philippine Scene of the Crime Operatives (SOCO) work at the scene where two suspects were shot dead following an encouter and shootout with police at a checkpoint along a highway in Manila on August 28, 2016.
More than 2,000 people have died violent deaths since Duterte took office two months ago and immediately implemented his scorched-earth plans to eradicate drugs in society, ordering police to shoot dead traffickers and urging ordinary citizens to kill addicts. The bloodbath has seen unknown assailants kill more than half the victims, according to police statistics, raising fears that security forces and hired assassins are roaming through communities and shooting dead anyone suspected of being involved in drugs.
/ AFP / NOEL CELIS / TO GO WITH AFP STORY PHILIPPINES-POLITICS-CRIME-RIGHTS-ADDICTION,FOCUS BY CECIL MORELLA (Photo credit should read NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)