4 Chinese drug traffickers killed in Philippines methamphetamine bust

Four Chinese drug traffickers were killed on Tuesday and 500kg (1,100 pounds) of methamphetamine seized in a sting operation in the northern Philippines, police said, describing it as the biggest narcotics haul this year.The drugs, with an estimated value of nearly US$70 million, were put on small boats in international waters and smuggled into the country, Philippine National Police said in a statement.One of the men killed was identified as Xu Youha, who police said was “one of the key…