The Day in Photos: 6 April 2018


Posted at Apr 07 2018 04:51 AM

Here are the day's big stories in photos.

So near and yet so far

Vehicles line up as they move towards Sector 1 in Barangay Lilod, Marawi City on Thursday. Thousands of Marawi residents were given the opportunity to check their homes and retrieve possessions from the battle-scarred city. Val Cuenca, ABS-CBN News

Kerwin Espinosa appears in court

Drug suspect Kerwin Espinosa is escorted by members of the National Bureau of Investigation as he attends his hearing at the Manila Regional Trial Court on Friday. Espinosa is charged with violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act after methamphetamine was confiscated from his residence in 2017. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN New

Guns seized from suspected syndicate members

Manila police arrested 7 suspects in an operation against a suspected land-grabbing syndicate in Gagalangin, Tondo, on Friday. The police, acting on a tip-off from a local community leader, seized assorted handguns, ammunition, and an undetermined amount of cash. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Time to swim

A young girl walks past inflatable swimming pools on sale on Hermosa street in Tondo Manila, Friday. Demand for such pools is expected to rise as the weather heats up during the summer. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

A plea to Jollibee

Members of militant labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno and Alyansa ng mga Manggawa Laban sa Kontraktwalisyon march from Morayta to Mendiola, as part of their weekly Black Friday Protest against labor contractualization on Friday. The series of protests will culminate in a nationwide rally on Labor Day, May 1. Maria Tan, ABS-CBN News

Our playground

Children play in an open space adjacent to a carnival that is being set up at a lot in Paranaque City on Friday. Students enjoy their summer vacation which usually starts around March of each year. George Calvelo, ABS CBN News