Watch: President Duterte gets emotional and teary-eyed as he hug blind soldier


President Rodrigo Roa Duterte gets emotional and teary-eyed as he hug a soldier who became blind when a shrapnel exploded near his eyes.

President Duterte emotional teary-eyed blind soldier

President Duterte could not contain his emotion after he met Lieutenant Jerome Jacuba at the AFP General Hospital on Tuesday.

The president gets moved and teary-eyed as he hugged the officer who lost his eye sight after a shrapnel exploded near his eyes during an operation in  Maguindanao.

According to reports, Lieutenant Jerome Jacuba’s right eye suffered total blindness while his left eye only sees light perception.

Watch on the video below.

Here’s the actual footage.

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