The Day in Photos, 5 January 2017


Posted at Jan 05 2017 09:10 PM | Updated as of Jan 06 2017 06:34 PM

3 injured in car accident

A rescue team assesses the site of a vehicular accident along EDSA in Pasay City on Thursday morning. Authorities are currently investigating the incident which injured 3 people on board the vehicle, including a minor. Voltaire Domingo, NPPA Images

Search for Kidapawan inmates

Military personnel listen to their commander as they prepare to hunt for more than 100 inmates in the mountains of Kabacan, Cotabato on Thursday. Philippine authorities have captured 47 of those who escaped, following the nation's biggest jailbreak in years. More than 100 are still on the run in vast farmlands and isolated villages of the nation's strife-torn south. Ferdinandh Cabrera, AFP

Biggest jailbreak in Philippines

Inmates gather inside the prison following the escape of more than 150 inmates after gunmen stormed the jail in North Cotabato province, on Wednesday. Around 100 armed men stormed the North Cotabato District Jail, which houses around 1,500 inmates, freeing more than 150 prisoners in the biggest jail break in Philippine history. Marconi Navales, Reuters

Russian Navy martial arts

Members of the Russian Navy shatter blocks of concrete on their comrade as they perform martial arts drills at the Rizal Park on Thursday. Two Russian Navy vessels are currently docked at the South Harbor in Manila as part of Russia’s goodwill visit in the country. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Elephant's hydrotherapy

Five-month-old baby elephant Fah Jam swims during a hydrotherapy treatment to heal her injured front left foot at a rehabilitation center in Pattaya, Thailand on Thursday. The baby elephant was injured at three months old when she got stuck in an animal snare put up by villagers to prevent elephant intrusions in Chanthaburi province. Athit Perawongmetha, Reuters