THE DAY IN PHOTOS: April 2, 2019


Posted at Apr 02 2019 11:52 PM

Here are the day's big stories in photos.

Negros 14 protest

Militants trooped to the gates of the Philippine National Police headquarters in Camp Crame, Quezon City on Tuesday to demand justice for 14 farmers killed in police operations in Negros province on Saturday. Saying the slays were summary executions, the group slammed President Rodrigo Duterte for defending the joint police-military operations where the farmers were killed. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

Salt farming

Local salt farmers harvest salt in Nasugbu, Batangas on Tuesday afternoon. The process, which usually takes 12 hours, involves collecting brine formed on old rocks then drying the material on prepared fields until the salt crystallizes. Domcar C. Lagto, ABS-CBN News

Storm aftermath

A woman cooks food at her house damaged by a storm in Bara district, Nepal on Tuesday. A rare spring storm tore down houses and overturned cars and trucks as it swept across southern Nepal killing at least 27 people and leaving more than 600 injured. Navesh Chitrakar, Reuters

Student protest

Students of the University of the Philippines Diliman hold a march at the University Oval on Tuesday to protest against government policies they believe are repressive. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

Money Mayweather

Retired boxer Floyd Mayweather poses for a photograph for the Belo Medical Group at the New World Hotel on Tuesday. Mayweather is in the country for a quick vacation wherein he visited Boracay among other places. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News