In time with the 30th ASEAN Summit held here in the Philippines, a shocking tragedy had occurred in Quiapo last April 28, 2017. A bombing incident blasted the silence of Quiapo resulted to casualties. It was reported that 13 individuals were injured due to the bombing.
On the other hand, the PNP National Capital Region chief Director Oscar Albayalde confirmed that the bombing was not related to the current ASEAN Summit event. He even guaranteed that it was not either an act of terrorism – “Hindi terror attack ang nangyaring pagsabog at walang kaugnayan sa ASEAN Summit 2017,”.