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.
— Official ADDU (@ADDU_Official) September 2, 2016
— Bong Eliab (@bongeliab) September 2, 2016
CODE BROWN/ CODE PURPLE/ CODE BLACK: Ateneo de Davao University - Jacinto Campus is on lockdown. Students should stay away from Roxas Avenue— Bong Eliab (@bongeliab) September 2, 2016
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.
@ADDU_Official Ateneo de Davao University on Lockdown. Keep safe, fellow Ateneans. :(
— Ron-Jeror T. Fujioka (@rojefu) September 2, 2016
— John Rhyl ?? (@rhylsteel) September 2, 2016
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)