THE DAY IN PHOTOS: March 4, 2020


Posted at Mar 04 2020 11:27 PM

Here are the day's top stories in photos.

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Kim Chiu's van strafed by unidentified men

Police inspect actress Kim Chiu’s van which was fired upon by unidentified men at the corner of Katipunan and C.P. Garcia, Quezon City on Wednesday. Chiu and her companions were unharmed and reports say she proceeded to a scheduled taping after the incident. Fred Cipres, ABS-CBN News

Anti-virus tactics

South Korean army soldiers wearing protective gear spray disinfectant as a precaution against COVID-19 at a shopping street in Seoul, South Korea on Wednesday. The coronavirus epidemic shifted increasingly westward toward the Middle East, Europe and the United States on Tuesday, with governments taking emergency steps to ease shortages of masks and other supplies for front-line doctors and nurses. Ahn Young-joon, AP

Search in women's prison yields shabu, cash: BuCor

Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) personnel search the cells of People Deprived of Liberty at the Correctional Institution for Women in Mandaluyong City on Wednesday. The bureau’s Oplan Galugad yielded several sachet’s of shabu and hundreds of thousands of cash. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

At least 24 killed in Tennessee twisters

A man walks next to debris laying along an alley near Woodland Street, after a tornado hit eastern Nashville, Tennessee on Tuesday. At least 24 people were killed when tornadoes ripped across Nashville and nearby areas a few hours midnight with an undetermined number still missing . Harrison McClary, Reuters

Passing thru

People wearing face masks walk past decorative lanterns outside a railway station in Hefei, China’s eastern Anhui province on Wednesday. China, on March 4, reported 38 more deaths from the new coronavirus but a fall in fresh cases for a third consecutive day. Noel Celis, AFP


Relatives of those killed in the drug war huddle together and do some last minute preps before performing the play titled, “Sa Kultura ng Kamatayan, May Paghilom sa Muling Pagkabuhay” at a theater, Wednesday. The play is the last part of psycho-spiritual intervention used for grief counselling, and serves as their “graduation.” The story incorporates the relatives’ experience in the performance. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News