-Armed Forces of the Philippines persuades the public to stay calm amidst social media posts after sightings of armored vehicles along EDSA
-The military says that these may happen anytime
-Some netizens thought that this is just one of the political strategies and it's ridiculous to believe the rumors
The Armed Forces of the Philippines urges the public to stay calm after some social media posts spread out of armored vehicles was seen along EDSA, according to CNN Philippines.
AFP Spokesperson Edgar Arevalo post on social media, that there are queries about various observations that the public asks.From alleged sightings of tanks, military helicopters, or even red alert status of military camps.
We wish to categorically state that there were no such sizeable movements of military aircraft or armored vehicles. He said through the social media post.
He stated that these may happen any time of the day or night especially in localities where there are military camps. Some are even announced to the public in so far as they will not compromise operational security.
We asked the public to stay calm and that there is no cause of alarm.
AFP also appeal to the public to stop spreading rumors. He also urges the netizens to be wary of persons of groups who maliciously spread such rumors.
Some netizens find it ridiculous to believe the rumors and thinks it's just normal to see those because the military camps are along EDSA.
Netizen: "Na praning na naman mga dilawan. Dumaan lng tangke e kala nila martial law na."
Netizen: "gumagawa lang ng issue ang iba..alangan nman sa ere dadaan ang armoured vehicles, unless massive numbers are on the street.."
Netizen: " Maraming mga kampo dyan sa Edsa natural dadaan talaga sila dyan, magtataka ka kung may dumaan na eroplano or barko sa EDSA..."
Netizen: "Sa amin nga dati sa mindanao sunod2x pa yan sila la lng sa amin.. Bat kau matakot kung dadaan lng sila wag nyo kc bigyan malisya."
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