Tag Archives: 2016 davao blast

Davao blast, What we know so far

roxas night market
ROXAS NIGHT MARKET. The Davao blast kills 14 and injures 70 more. File photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Police are now hunting down one suspect and at least 3 ‘persons of interest’

DAVAO CITY, Philippines (Sept. 8, 2016) — Friday evening, September 2 was supposed to be just another busy night of food, friends, and the occasional P100-massage along Roxas Street in Davao City when an explosion occurred, claiming the lives of at least 14 and injuring 70.  Continue reading Davao blast, What we know so far

DOH releases P10M for Davao blast victims

davao blast
DAVAO BLAST MEMORIAL. The Philippine flag is draped over flowers for victims of the Davao City bombing at the blast site on September 3, 2016. Photo courtesy of Saim Iluis

Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial reveals her department’s plans for victims of other acts of terrorism and conflict

MANILA, Philippines (Sept. 6, 2016) — Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial revealed on Tuesday, September 6, that her department has released P10 million for the hospitalization of the victims of the Davao City blast.  Continue reading DOH releases P10M for Davao blast victims