THE DAY IN PHOTOS: July 2, 2019


Posted at Jul 03 2019 01:27 AM

Here are the day's big stories in photos.

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Hundreds ride MRT-3 for free

Student passengers continue to avail of the free ride during its morning window period offered by the MRT-3 at the North Avenue station in Quezon City on Tuesday. At least 669 students availed of the free service on its first day of implementation, according to the Transportation department. Students from nursery up to college, excluding graduate students, and students taking vocational courses can avail of free rides at the MRT-3, LRT-2, and PNR, during weekdays at a certain period in the morning and afternoon. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Abu Sayyaf suspects

Members of the NBI-Counter Terrorism Division (NBI-CTD) present two arrested members of the Abu Sayyaf Group to the media on Tuesday. Ibno Ismael alias Abu Kodano worked as a construction worker in Maharlika village in Taguig City while Totoni Hairon alias Ismael Faisal Saral worked as a security guard at the Port Area in Manila, according to authorities. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Maranaos slam alleged election fraud in Lanao Del Sur

Maranaos from Lanao del Sur and Marawi City stage a protest in front of the Commission on Election headquarters in Intramuros, Manila on Tuesday. Protesters appealed to the COMELEC to declare failure of election in said provinces because of alleged massive vote buying and electoral fraud during the recently held elections. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Flood in Bulacan

A resident stands inside her flooded home in Barangay Napingay, Balagtas, Bulacan on Tuesday. The heavy rainfall brought by tropical depressions Dodong and Egay caused massive flooding in central Luzon. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

The morning after

People walk past notes left by protesters on the walls of the government headquarters in Hong Kong on Tuesday, a day after protesters broke into the building. Hong Kong's leader on July 2 condemned "the extreme use of violence" by masked protesters who stormed and ransacked the city's legislature in an unprecedented challenge to Beijing's authority. Vivek Prakash, AFP