The Day in Photos: 02 October 2017


Posted at Oct 02 2017 09:49 PM | Updated as of Oct 02 2017 11:14 PM

Here are the big stories today in photos.

A dragon's kiss

A pet owner kisses a Bearded Dragon after it was blessed by a Catholic priest during a tradition in remembrance of the Patron Saint of Animals, Saint Francis of Assisi, at Malabon Zoo on Sunday. The annual pet blessing has been organized in different malls and parishes around the country. Romeo Ranoco, Reuters

Senator Aytona, 99

Senate President Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III and Senator Cynthia Villar receive the casket bearing the late Senator Dominador Aytona during necrological services held at the Senate, Monday. Aytona served as senator from 1965-1971 and placed 6th during the November 9, 1965 senatorial elections. Joseph Vidal, Senate PRIB

‘Termite gang’ strikes China Bank

An investigator from the Quezon City Police checks a hole on a concrete floor allegedly dug open by members of the ‘Termite gang’ who robbed the China Bank, Commonwealth Avenue Branch in Quezon City, Monday. The robbery was discovered by bank staff on Monday early morning.ription Manny Palmero, ABS-CBN News

Another witness testifies on Arnaiz death

A witness to a recent teen killing linked to illegal drugs, wearing a mask to hide his identity, speaks to Public Attorney's Office chief Persia Acosta during a hearing on the rising number of teens killed and involved in illegal drug trade at the Senate headquarters in Pasay City on Monday. Romeo Ranoco, Reuters

At least 50 killed in Las Vegas shooting

People scramble for shelter at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival after apparent gun fire was heard on Monday in Las Vegas, Nevada. A gunman opened fire at the music festival leaving at least 50 people dead and more than 200 injured. David Becker, Getty Images