Metro Manila on ‘full alert status’ following Davao bombing

MANILA — The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) has implemented a “full alert status” in Metro Manila following the bombing in Davao City on Friday night.

The bombing claimed the lives of 14 individuals and injured 71 others.

According to NCRPO Director, Chief Supt. Oscar Albayalde, the full alert status is part of their “precautionary measures” to ensure the safety of the residents of the metropolis.

With the full alert status, the checkpoints in the entire National Capital Region (NCR) will be more stringent.

Policemen deployed will be augmented to secure malls, seaports, airports and bus stations.

Likewise, all district directors in Metro Manila were also alerted to immediately take action on any incident which may happen in their respective areas of jurisdiction. PNA/northboundasia.com