Many were surprised about President Duterte's declaration of State of Lawless Violence after the bombing in Davao City, but what does that mean and should the public be worried about it?
The violence left the scene of the bloody explosions occurred at Roxas night market around Davao City. Consequently, President Duterte decided to declare a "State of Lawless Violence" across the country.
Under this, President Duterte can directly command the military to ensure the safety of the citizens.
"It's a martial law but I am inviting now the Arm Forces of the Philippines, the military, and the police, to run the country in accordance with my specifications." - President Duterte
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