Drug war by the numbers: 6,600 dead; 240K arrested; 1.2M surrendered after 3 years 0 SHARES Share it! About 282 barangays were still seriously affected by the drug menace; 10,835 are moderately affected; while 9,354 are slightly affected, resulting to a 48.69-percent drug affectation. Majority of the drug-affected barangays are in Bicol Region (Region 5) with 2,530 villages still infested by the scourge of illegal drugs. “We are on track to significantly reduce, if not totally eliminate illegal drugs in the country. The PNP spokesperson noted the importance of a united family “so that children will be protected and taught well” to avoid illegal drugs.
Source: Manila Bulletin June 18, 2019 14:03 UTC