CHECKPOINTS Policemen conducting a checkpoint in Bacolod City Saturday*

Davao blast slammed;
NIR cops on full alert
Bishops call for prayers

Negrenses yesterday condemned the Davao bombing that left 14 dead and more than 70 injured, while two bishops called for prayers as the Philippine National Police in the Negros Island Region went on full alert.

Chief Supt. Renato Gumban, regional director of the NIR Philippine National Police, said the whole region is under full alert status.

"There will be intensified visibility patrols in areas where there is a point of convergence or there are many people," he said. moremoremore

State of lawless
violence defended

The military in Negros Island yesterday said there is no need to be worried about President Rodrigo Duterte's declaration of a “State of Lawless Violence.”

Maj. Gen. Harold Cabreros, 3ID commander, at the same time called for sobriety in the aftermath of Davao explosion that claimed the lives of 14 persons and caused injuries to more than 70 others.

Cabreros said the public may expect the presence of military personnel in identified areas, but did not elaborate.. moremoremore


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Police seeking
3 over Davao blast

DAVAO - Police yesterday were searching for three people wanted for questioning over the bombing of a night market in the hometown of President Rodrigo Duterte, blamed on a notorious group of Islamic militants.

The blast, which tore through a bustling market in the heart of Davao City Friday night, killed at least 14 people and led to the president imposing a "state of lawlessness" on the country.

Police are searching for two women and one man for questioning over the bombing, which has been widely blamed on the Muslim extremist Abu Sayyaf group, said Chief Inspector Andrea de la Cerna yesterday...