The Day in Photos: 30 January 2019


Posted at Jan 31 2019 11:25 AM | Updated as of Jan 31 2019 12:00 PM

Ready to go after Jolo blasts perpetrators

Government troops get ready for action in the battlefield on Wednesday, including chasing the Abu Sayyaf, which was blamed for the deadly church bombings last Sunday. Air and artillery strikes pounded suspected Abu Sayyaf lairs in Sulu as the government goes after the terrorists blamed for the death of 21 people in the attack at a Catholic church. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Honors for Coast Guard who died in Jolo

The remains of Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Seaman Second Class Jaypee Galicha are given arrival honors at the PCG Farola Compound in Binondo, Manila on Wednesday. Galicha, who was stationed in Sulu with a K9 unit, was attending Mass when the explosion happened at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Jolo on January 27, 2019. ABS-CBN News

2 killed in Zamboanga masjid attack

Belongings are seen inside a masjid or mosque in Barangay Talon-talon, Zamboanga City on January 30, 2019, after a grenade attack. The blast killed two people less than 3 days after a deadly Catholic cathedral bombing in nearby Jolo which killed 21. Agence France-Presse

Groups call for justice over killing of peace consultant

Human rights groups call for justice in the aftermath of the killing of National Democratic Front peace consultant Randy Malayao at an indignation rally at University of the Philippines campus in Quezon City on Wednesday. Malayao was shot dead inside a bus as he traveled to his hometown in Isabela province. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

Admiring Manila Bay sunset anew

People flock to the bay walk on Roxas Boulevard to watch the sunset on Manila Bay on Wednesday. The “new” Manila Bay has become an internet sensation after photos of the "clean" shore were shared following the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and volunteers' massive clean-up drive as part of the Manila Bay rehabilitation. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News