DUTERTE-CARPIO TO TOURISTS: CANCEL TRIPS TO DAVAO CITY

THE DURIAN POST BY ROGER "DURIANBURGDAVAO" BALANZA

AVOIDING MARAWI VIOLENCE SPILLOVER

BY ROGER M. BALANZA

LOCKDOWN IN THE CITY!

Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio has advised visitors and tourists to avoid her city over fears ongoing terrorist violence in Western Mindanao could spill over to Davao City.

Duterte-Carpio gave out the advice past midnight of May 23  as she emerged from an emergency meeting with security officials she called in wake of the attack by  the terrorist Maute Group on Marawi City afternoon of the same day.

Duterte-Carpio’s advice comes just hours after President Rodrigo Duterte, her father, while in Russia on official visit, placed Mindanao under martial law to give government authorities more powers to end the terroristic violence.

While Marawi city is in western Mindanao more than 250 kms. away from Davao City in the southern part, Duterte-Carpio’s city is no stranger to violence that spilled out from trouble in other regions.

In 2003, while…

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