The Day in Photos: 03 October 2017


Posted at Oct 03 2017 08:07 PM

Here are the big stories today in photos.

Duterte goes back to Marawi

President Duterte and Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana (left) pose with Army engineers who are building houses for evacuees in Barangay Bito Buadi Itowa, Marawi City on Monday. The Philippine military asked for an extension from the October 1 deadline earlier set by Defense Secretary Lorenzana in retaking Marawi, given the challenges in rescuing the remaining 46 hostages. Froilan Gallardo, ABS-CBN News

Las Vegas mourns

Mourners attend a candlelight vigil at the corner of Sahara Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard for the victims of Sunday night's mass shooting, October 2, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Late Sunday night, a lone gunman killed more than 50 people and injured more than 500 people after he opened fire on a large crowd at the Route 91 Harvest Festival, a three-day country music festival. Drew Angerer, Getty Images/AFP

Send-off for the beauty Queens

Bb. Pilipinas Grand International 2017 Elizabeth Clenci (left), Bb. Pilipinas International 2017 Mariel De Leon (center) and Bb. Pilipinas Globe 2017 Nelda Ibe (right) pose for media during the send-off ceremony at the Novotel, Araneta Center, Quezon City on Tuesday. Binibining Pilipinas Charities, Inc. held a send-off ceremony for the three reigning Bb. Pilipinas queens with barely a month before their respective international pageants. ABS-CBN News

Another killing in Manila

Relatives of Aldrin Castillo, an alleged drug user killed by unidentified assailants, grieve inside a funeral ambulance in Manila on Tuesday. Police officers who want to speak out about "extrajudicial killings and summary executions" in President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war have been offered sanctuary and legal help by the Catholic Church. Noel Celis, AFP

Bystanding in the time of a drug war

A police officer secures a crime scene as residents look on at the dead body of Aldrin Castillo, an alleged drug user killed by unidentified assailants, in Manila on Tuesday. Noel Celis, AFP Photo

And the weather today was...

Pedestrians using an umbrella struggle with the wind as they cross an intersection in Quezon City on Tuesday during a sudden downpour. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News