President Rodrigo Roa Duterte checks the condition of the wounded police officers confined at the Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center in Tacloban City, Leyte on June 29, 2018.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President check the condition of PO1 Janmark Adonis, one of the wounded police officers confined at the Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center in Tacloban City, Leyte on June 29, 2018. Nine police officers were wounded in an alleged misencounter with troops from the Philippine Army in Samar on June 25, 2018. VALERIE ESCALERA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte commiserates with the kin of one of the police officers, who were killed in an alleged misencounter with troops from the Philippine Army in Samar on June 25, 2018. The President visited the wake of the killed police officers at the Police Regional 8 Headquarters in Camp Ruperto Kangleon, Palo, Leyte on June 29, 2018. Also in the photo are Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte commiserates with the kin of one of the police officers, who were killed in an alleged misencounter with troops from the Philippine Army in Samar on June 25, 2018. The President visited the wake of the killed police officers at the Police Regional 8 Headquarters in Camp Ruperto Kangleon, Palo, Leyte on June 29, 2018. Also in the photo is Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte posthumously awards the Order of Lapu-Lapu Rank of Kalasag to one of the police officers, who were killed in an alleged misencounter with troops from the Philippine Army in Samar on June 25, 2018. The President visited the wake of the killed police officers at the Police Regional 8 Headquarters in Camp Ruperto Kangleon, Palo, Leyte on June 29, 2018. Also in the photo are Philippine National Police Director General Oscar Albayalde, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, and Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte gives a watch to one of the soldiers wounded in an encounter with the New People’s Army recently. The President visited the wounded soldiers at the Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center in Tacloban City, Leyte on June 29, 2018. Also in the photo are Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President, Presidential Adviser for Military Affairs Arthur Tabaquero, Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff Carlito Galvez, Jr., and Philippine Army Commander Lieutenant General Rolando Bautista. VALERIE ESCALERA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte checks the condition of the wounded police officers confined at the Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center in Tacloban City, Leyte on June 29, 2018. Nine police officers were wounded in an alleged misencounter with troops from the Philippine Army in Samar on June 25, 2018. Also in the photo is Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President. VALERIE ESCALERA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte checks the condition of the wounded police officers confined at the Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center in Tacloban City, Leyte on June 29, 2018. Nine police officers were wounded in an alleged misencounter with troops from the Philippine Army in Samar on June 25, 2018. Joining the President are Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Philippine National Police Director General Oscar Albayalde, Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff General Carlito Galvez, Jr., Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President, Presidential Adviser for Military Affairs Arthur Tabaquero, and Department of Interior and Local Government Officer-in-Charge Eduardo Año. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO