During a Federal drug RAID in the Philippines, killed the mayor and his wife

As a result of police RAID in the Philippines were killed by the mayor of ozamiz city, Reynaldo Parading with his wife and five other people. Reported by the Associated Press.

Daughter Progynova, who served as Vice-mayor of the city, was taken into custody. According to the Agency, the mayor was included by President Rodrigo Duterte in the list of politicians involved in drug trafficking. The mayor denied his guilt.

When the guards came to arrest Proginova, policies bodyguards opened fire on them. In the shootout, in addition to the mayor, killed his guards and relatives.

Ozamiz city, with a population of 150 thousand people, is located on the island of Mindanao, where 23 may, government forces are fighting with the extremists group “Mouth”, sworn allegiance to the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia).

The campaign against drugs started in the Philippines in may 2016 — right after the country’s President Rodrigo Duterte took office. According to the latest data, after the election of Duarte head of state in operations against drug traffickers killed nearly 7.7 thousand people, with 2.5 thousand of them were killed by the police.