• ‘Davao bombers will face day of reckoning’


    President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday vowed that the people behind the bombing in Davao City will face their “day of reckoning” and will be brought to justice.

    “It’s a matter of national security but I guarantee you: there will be a day of reckoning,” he said in a press conference in Davao City airport after his arrival from his trips to Indonesia and Laos.

    The President warned that there may be similar attacks “because of retaliation, reprisals.”

    “There will be, maybe, more blasts. But there will be a day of reckoning. Bantayan ninyo (mark my word),” Duterte said.

    The Abu Sayyaf had earlier claimed responsibility for the bombing at the Davao City night market, reportedly in retaliation for the government’s intensified war against the group after it was confirmed that it had executed another hostage on August 24.

    The September 2 bombing killed at least 14 people and injured at least 60 others.

    The President declared a state of national emergency due to lawlessness following the bombing incident in his hometown.

    His daughter, Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte-Carpio, has raised the bounty for the capture of the perpetrators from P2 million to P3 million.


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    1. DU30 shall show resolve of this dismay event in Davao. In retrospect during Marcos era an incident during the political rally held by the Liberal Party was blamed on the administration as claimed by those who oppossed Marcos. Later on it was also claimed by the same group for an excused in declaring martial law. Some ignoble characters or group with concealed devious agenda will claimed “its conspiracy” prelude to proclamation of state of emergency. DU30 has so many invisible adversaries whose aim is to dismamtle the incumbent party. There are signs that DU30 opponents are weakening but may throw one last punch as last resort to balance the playing field. Godspeed DU30 in your resolution.

    2. DU30 will not find them, because the bomber is part of his team. His cabinet member confirm that DU30 is already wanted to announce the state of lawlessness. He just need a small bomb to explode to justify his plan.

      Look ,how many days already passed and the police does not have any idea who is the real culprit.

      Dont believe on what He is saying, Imagine the guy that killed a bicycle rider in tondo by an army reservist, he was captured in less than 1-week. This bombing has passed the 1-week period, chantces are that they wont get the bomber.

      U have to take down DU30 from the position of power.