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Ateneo de Davao suspends classes after explosion

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Ateneo de Davao suspends classes after explosion

Saturday, September 03, 2016

DAVAO. Fourteen people are dead in a bomb explosion at the night market in Padre Gomez St., Roxas, Davao City, on Friday evening, September 2. (Rhona Goc-ong Villariasa)

ATENEO de Davao University (ADDU) has issued a suspension of classes for Saturday, September 3, after an explosion occurred at the night market in Davao City around 9:50 p.m., Friday, September 2.

The night market is located at Corner Padre Gomez St., Roxas Avenue, across the school.

ADDU assistant to the president Jeremy “Bong” Eliab announced that there will be no classes and the university has imposed a lockdown.

Several students from ADDU took to social media to express their grief on the victims of the explosion, and shared information about the school on lockdown.

Read: Death toll in Davao market explosion rises to 14

As of 3 a.m. Saturday, the ADDU announced on social media that is opening the ground floor of its community center to victims of the explosion.

"Students and victims may seek first aid help there," the school said. (With Pia Noreen Bilar/Sunnex)

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