This is an unedited video of the Quiapo bomb blast yesterday which killed two, recorded by mobile device by a concerned citizen before first responders were able to reach the crime scene. (Credits as stated in the YouTube video)
WARNING: The video freeze-frame at the start shows two dead bodies from the bomb blast, grabbed from the video clip itself at 1:50. WARNING: Graphic images (i apologize that i cannot edit the video, it’s not mine. But this is the second bombing in the last nine days at the heart of downtown Manila — one of the most densely populated areas in the metro. The authorities have not solved it and cavalierly dismissed it as a “gang war”. There is a need to show it to raise concern — with the proper warning and rating. Blog admin’s rating: R 16)
From the Inquirer: “Two explosions – occurring about 2 1/2 hours apart – rocked Quiapo, Manila, Saturday evening, the first one killing two people and injuring four others, and the second one injuring two police officers.
The first explosion, which happened at around 5:40 p.m. on Gunao Street, at the office lawyer Nasser Abinal, president of the Imamate Islamic Center. xxx At around 8:30 p.m., another there was another explosion, this time at the Norzagaray and Elizondo Streets.
This happened as Chief Supt. Oscar Albayalde, director of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO), was about to wrap up a media briefing on the earlier explosion. xxx ” (blog admin’s note: In other words, while police officers were at the crime scene investigating and examining the place, another bomb exploded in the same area, injuring several others including news reporters.)
(the video below has to be rotated left or counter-clockwise)