Malaysia condemns Davao City attack

Bodies lie on the ground while police investigators inspect the area of a market where an explosion happened in Davao City September 2, 2016. — Reuters pic
Bodies lie on the ground while police investigators inspect the area of a market where an explosion happened in Davao City September 2, 2016. — Reuters pic

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 3 — Malaysia has condemned the bomb attack that took place at Roxas Street, Davao City, Philippines yesterday, which caused loss of innocent lives, injuries, and damage to properties.

In a statement today, the Foreign Ministry said the government of Malaysia expressed its deepest sympathies and condolences to the government and people of the Philippines as well as to families and victims affected by the attack.

“The ministry would like to advise Malaysians in the country to be extra vigilant and closely monitor as well as follow instructions issued by the Philippine authorities,” it added.

The explosion which occurred yesterday at around 10.20pm resulted in 12 deaths and left 60 injured. — Bernama

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