THE DAY IN PHOTOS: February 6, 2020


Posted at Feb 07 2020 12:28 AM

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Airplane accident kills 3 in Turkey

Police officers inspect the Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-86J plane, that overran the runway during landing and crashed, at Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen airport, Turkey on Wednesday. At least three people were reported killed and 173 injured. Murad Sezer, Reuters

Trump’s acquittal

Protesters sit on the floor of the Capitol Rotunda and shout shortly before being arrested, to demonstrate against US President Donald J. Trump possibly being acquitted in the Senate impeachment trial on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA on Wednesday. The Senate acquitted Trump on the charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress with 53-47 votes. Michael Reynolds, EPA-EFE

Sifting thru the pile

An evacuee selects from a pile of donated used clothing at the Batangas City Sport Complex evacuation center in Batangas City on Wednesday. Some of the residents from at least 5,000 households displaced during the mandatory evacuation from the 7-kilometer radius of Taal volcano are still staying in evacuation centers across the province. Claro Cortes IV, ABS-CBN News

Good morning, Batangas

A farmer carries harvested salt at a salt farm in Barangay Wawa, Nasugbu, Batangas on Thursday morning. Thick clouds were observed as Taal Volcano continue to release steam-laden spew plumes. Alert level 3 remains in place according to Phivolcs. Domcar Lagto, ABS-CBN News

Praying for peace

Employees of the Commission on Human Rights and other participants join a nationwide synchronized interfaith moment of prayer led by the PasaLord Prayer Movement on Thursday. The Senate last year declared every first Thursday of February as the “Synchronized Interfaith National Prayer for Peace and Reconciliation Day” to encourage Filipinos to pray for peace in the country. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Filipino-Chinese group gives away free face masks

Members of the Federation of Filipino Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industries Incorporated (FFCCCII) give out free face masks to passersby at the Binondo District in Manila, Thursday. Face masks in the metro are still in short supply, but according to Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez, the sole producer of face masks in the country has committed to supply the Philippines with more as stocks overseas are strained due to demand caused by the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

PH competes at Four Continents Figure Skating Championship

Isabella Gamez and David-Alexandre Paradis of the Philippines perform during the pair short program competition in the International Skating Union's Four Continents Figure Skating Championship in Seoul, South Korea on Thursday. The annual competition established in 1999 for non-European skaters will wrap up this year’s games on February 9. Lee Jin-man, AP

Addressing 2019-nCoV infection in cruise ship

Personnel clad in protective gear and tasked to provide care for suspected patients on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship, prepare to carry out patients at the Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama on Thursday after bringing patients from the ship. Ten more people on a cruise ship off Japan have tested positive for the new coronavirus, local media said, raising the number of infections detected on the boat to 20. Kazuhiro Nogi, AFP

"Fight nCoV!"

Members of Filipino Nurses United calling for government transparency ask for protective gear, as they work in the front lines to contain the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus in the country during a general meeting at Philippine General Hospital Thursday. Health Secretary Francisco Duque has said that President Duterte has already approved a budget of about P2.25 billion for health workers’ protective gear. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Taking stock

A woman takes shelter at a multipurpose hall on Thursday after a fire razed her home in Barangay North Fairview Tuesday. Some 228 persons were affected by a fire that reached the third alarm and destroyed some 30 houses made of light construction materials. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

‘Tala for Taal’ in Borongan

Participants, numbering to almost a thousand, join the “Tala for Taal,” a zumba fundraising initiative of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology in Borongan City, Eastern Samar Thursday. Proceeds will be donated to those affected by of Taal Volcano, as residents in the area are still reeling from the effects of its eruption. Alren Beronio, ABS-CBN News