- There was a bombing in Davao City that happened on September 2, evening
- Around 12 people have been confirmed dead and 60 people were injured
- Celebrities share their love and sympathy for the victims and their families and urge others to pray for them
People have had mixed reactions towards the bombing at Davao city. Some were generally concerned for the people in Davao while there are people who took this opportunity to lambast Duterte and his administration.
Netizens are fighting on the Internet regarding the incident. Some are criticizing the insensitive comments of other people while some are defending their opinions.
In light of this, celebrities united on social media to bring forth love, sympathy, and prayers.
These celebrities like Vice Ganda, Gary Valenciano, Paulo Valenciano, Karen Davila, Jeron Teng, and many more have tweeted how devastated they are upon hearing this news.
They also give reminders to the Filipinos to stand united - to be as one in this tragedy.
Some even expressed dismay on people who chose to bash and criticize the government instead of spreading love.
Vice Ganda has the perfect answer to the question why Duterte couldn’t control the terrorists:
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On September 2, 2016, a tragedy happened at Davao City’s night market in Padre Gomez St. It has been reported that a dozen people were killed both on the spot and some died on the hospital.
Sixty people were injured from the blast on the site and were treated immediately. In line with this occurrence, the president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte declared a “state of lawlessness” to protect the Philippines.
He cleared that this is not martial law because rights like habeas corpus would not be suspended but that he will be the commander-in-chief that will give the military the power to increase its presence and to act against terrorism.
As of the moment, the group Abu Sayyaf have owned up to this tragic incident saying that they have caused this.
Stay tuned for more updates regarding the Davao bombing incident.
We send our deepest condolences to the families of the victims. –Kami Media
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