The Day in Photos, 06 March 2017


Posted at Mar 06 2017 10:32 PM

AFP recovers remains of German kidnap victim

Coroners at a funeral house look at a body bag containing the remains of German hostage Jurgen Kantner in Jolo, Sulu province, on Sunday. The Philippine military said on Sunday it recovered the body of Kantner, who was beheaded by Islamist militants last week after its demand of USD600,000 was not met. Nickee Butlangan, AFP

M5.9 earthquake hits Surigao del Norte

A damaged house is seen submerged after an earthquake struck Surigao del Norte on Sunday. One person was killed and several others injured on March 5 when a 5.9-magnitude aftershock hit the area still recovering from a quake last month, authorities said. Roel Catoto, AFP

PNP launches new Drug Enforcement Group

New Philippine National Police task force Drug Enforcement Group (P-DEG) chief Senior Supt. Graciano Mijares answers questions after he was introduced by PNP Director General Ronald Dela Rosa at a press conference at Camp Crame on Monday. The new task force will resume “Oplan Tokhang” after the President gave the police agency a second chance to work on the government’s war against drugs. ABS-CBN News

Women push for end of contractualization

Women workers join a rally in front of the Deparment of Labor and Employment headquarters in Intramuros, Manila on Monday. The group urged the administration to immediately end employment contractualization nationwide.Allan Gomez, NPPA

Our Lady of Manaoag

A couple kneels in front of the Holy Relic of the Our Lady of the Manaoag in Pangasinan on Monday. Catholic pilgrims visit the place and pray for spiritual guidance for decisions they will make in the future. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Training for CPR

Participants practice their skills during the 2nd simultaneous nationwide mass cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training held at the Quezon City Hall on Monday. The CPR Law (Republic Act 10871) mandates the incorporation of age-appropriate Basic Life Support Training in the basic education curriculum. ABS-CBN News