Revenge, not ISIS, behind Quiapo explosion, says Lorenzana - Inquirer.net

Rescue workers attend to a wounded man on a stretcher in an alley in Manila on April 28, 2017, after a homemade pipe bomb exploded. Fourteen people were wounded in a pipe bomb blast, Philippine police said, but authorities dismissed any link to an ...

PNP downplays ISIS claim to Quiapo blast - Inquirer.net

THE Philippine National Police (PNP) this morning downplayed the claim of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) that it was behind the blast in Manila that left 14 people injured while the 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit ...

ISIS not behind Quiapo blast — Lorenzana - Northbound Philippines News Online

MANILA — Authorities on Sunday insisted that Friday night's blast in Quiapo was an offshoot of a feud between two groups and not the handiwork of jihadist group ISIS. This was disclosed by Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin ...

Daesh claims Manila carnival blast - gulfnews.com

Manila: Suspected local agents of Daesh have claimed responsibility for the Friday attack in downtown Manila that wounded 14 people. Authorities, however, dismiss the claim saying that the group is exploiting the incident for its own purposes. The SITE ...

Albayalde: No proof terror group was behind Quiapo bombing - CNN Philippines

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 30) — A ranking police official said there is no evidence that a terror group was responsible for Friday's blast in Quiapo. According to National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) Director Oscar Albayalde, there ...

Lorenzana dismisses ISIS claim on Quiapo blast - Rappler

DEFENSE CHIEF. Secretary Delfin Lorenzana dismisses ISIS' claim of responsibility for the Quiapo blast. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP. MANILA, Philippines – Like the police, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana also dismissed claims made by international ...

AFP dismisses ISIS claim on explosion - Manila Bulletin

Dismissing the claim by the extremist group ISIS that it was responsible for the explosion in Quiapo as “pure propaganda,” the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Sunday said that “the incident “was just an isolated case” and had “nothing to do with ...

PNP says no evidence ISIS behind Quiapo blast - Rappler

QUIAPO BLAST. Police process the scene of the blast in Quiapo, Manila. Photo by Ezra Acayan/Rappler. MANILA, Philippines – Metro Manila police chief Oscar Albayalde on Sunday, April 30, said police will not comment on reports that terrorist group ...

NCRPO: Quiapo blast evidence points to local feud, not ISIS - Philippine Star

A wounded man lies on the ground as rescue workers tend to him along an alley in Manila on April 28, 2017, after a homemade pipe bomb exploded, injuring 14 people. AFP/Noel Celis. MANILA, Philippines — The Metro Manila police on Sunday said it is too ...

Quiapo blast injures 14 as regional leaders gather - The Manila Times

Fourteen people were wounded in a pipe bomb blast in Quiapo, Manila, police said Saturday, but authorities dismissed any link to the meeting of Southeast Asian leaders. The explosion happened late Friday about five kilometers from the heavily guarded ...

Police see gang war in Quiapo blast; 14 hurt - Inquirer.net

Red Cross volunteers responded quickly at the blast site in Quiapo, Manil on Friday, April 28, 2017. (Photo courtesy of the Philippine Red Cross). It was no terror attack, just a neighborhood gang war. This was how the Manila Police District (MPD ...

Police in the region intensify security after Quiapo blast - Inquirer.net

Chief Supt. Noli Taliño, director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), has ordered all city and provincial directors to beef up security following the blast on Quezon Boulevard near Quiapo Church in Manila that injured at least 14 ...

NCRPO chief: No fatality, 14 injured in blast in Manila - Philippine Canadian Inquirer

National Capital Region Police (NCRPO) chief, Director Oscar Albayalde, on Saturday confirmed that there was no fatality in Friday night's explosion in Quezon Blvd. in Quiapo, Manila. (Photo by Roel Balingit [CC BY-SA 3.0 ...

PNP maintains Quiapo blast due to 'gang war' - Manila Bulletin

The Philippine National Police (PNP) dismissed reports the incident in Quiapo, Manila late Friday (April 28) night is intended to sabotage the country's hosting of the 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) meeting, saying the explosion is ...

Police: Quiapo blast caused by local scuffle, not linked to ASEAN Summit - Rappler

QUIAPO BLAST. Bystanders look on as police process the blast site in Quiapo. Photo by Ezra Acayan/Rappler. MANILA, Philippines – Metro Manila's top cop on Saturday, April 29, said a Friday evening explosion in Quiapo, Manila has nothing to do with the ...

11 hurt in Quiapo blast - Philippine Star

At least eleven individuals got injured on Saturday evening after a reported bombing in Quiapo, Manila. Sen. Richard Gordon, Twitter. (This is a developing story). MANILA, Philippines — At least 11 individuals were injured after a reported bombing in ...