- A video footage shows the exact moment the explosion happened in Davao City Night Market last Friday
- It seems like it was taken from inside a building and shows people running for safety after the explosion
- The Davao City Night Market killed 14 people and injured 68 others
A video is being circulated on Facebook and shared by several Facebook pages as it shows the actual time the IED exploded in Davao City Night Market.
The video was taken from inside a building as it shows the part of the building and the view of the night market.
It is, however, unsure if the video is part of a CCTV footage or is taken using a smartphone. The link leading to the original post is no longer available as of writing.
The KAMI team also tried to reach out to the netizen who posted the video, but no response has been received.
Meanwhile, other netizens have reacted to the video. It has been viewed 12,000 times and has been shared 319 times.
It can be recalled that on Friday, September 2, the Davao City Night Market massage area was bombed. 14 lives were lost while at least 68 individuals were wounded.
According to PNP Chief Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa, an improvised explosive device (IED) was used. Although the kind of IED is still to be confirmed, Bato said that it is likely that of a mortar.
Following the bombing, President Rodrigo Duterte has declared a “state of lawless violence” nationwide. Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte, on the other hand, has offered a P2-million reward for the arrest of the perpetrators.
Ports, airports, and train stations around the country are also on full alert status following the Friday night blast while soldiers and other uniformed men are being deployed as part of the government’s strategy to ensure the safety of the public.
Five countries, to include the USA, Canada, Australia, Singapore, and Britain, have issued travel advisories warning their citizens against travel to different parts of Mindanao, specifically to Eastern Mindanao where Davao is a part of and the Zamboanga Peninsula and Sulu. -Kami Media