- A list of Davao bombing victims was posted on a Davao Sale Facebook age
- The list has 23 names but no further information has been provided except a plea to help spread the photo
- The death toll has risen to 14 from 12 while the number of injured people has reached 67
A photo is making rounds online showing a list of 23 names who are said to be victims of the bombing that took place Friday evening.
The names of 23 people were written on a whiteboard. However, no other information, including date and place, accompanied that names except for the heading on top of the list of names saying “Bombing”.
The photo was posted by a certain Choco Mallow to Davao Online Businesses (Davao Sale) Facebook page.
The caption reads: “Hi, kindly spread this info. Basig kaila ninyo ang nasa list. Sorry admin if diri gi-post. Bombing victims list (Hi, kindly spread this info. Maybe you know some of the people in the list. Sorry admin if I posted it here. Bombing victims list).”
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Meanwhile, a tweet is also making rounds saying that a baby is included in the list of bombing victims. No furtehr information has been provided yet.
It was on Friday evening when what is suspected to be a bomb explosion ended the fun in Davao City night market located at Padre Gomez St.
According to earlier reports, the blast came from a massage area along Roxas Avenue.
The place has been evacuated and a nearby school, Atenedo de Davao University has declared a lockdown.
Davao Vice Mayor Paolo "Pulong" Duterte via City Government of Davao Facebook also confirmed the death of at least 10 people and about 60 other more people injured. Investigations are ongoing with regard to the cause of the explosion.
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On the other hand, the authorities have not denied nor confirmed the alleged list posted on Facebook.
Latest reports show that the death toll has risen to 14 while the number of injured people has reached 67. Rescue operations are still happening as of writing.
Meanwhile, Facebook has also activated its Safety Check for this current incident. If you or someone you know is in Davao City, you can use this feature to mark yourself or them as safe or to ask if they are safe.
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