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He stressed that the main reason behind the signing was terrorism. He referred to the recent terrorist attacks in the country which included the beheadings and the Davao bombings. These are what urged Duterte to sign it.
The proclamation will be put in place for as long as Duterte finds it necessary, he said.
On Saturday, Duterte declared the country to be under a state of lawlessness.
This followed a bombing in the Roxas Night Market in Davao which killed 14 and injured more than 70 people. MJM
Country now under State of Emergency Reviewed by FilipiNews PH on Tuesday, September 06, 2016 Rating: