Now shouldn’t be the time to level fingers over the death of 11 troopers within the army airstrike in Marawi City, Senators Antonio Trillanes IV and Panfilo Lacson mentioned Thursday (June 1).

Trillanes, a former junior army officer, mentioned the general public ought to permit the Armed Forces of the Philippines to proceed with its investigation.

He, nevertheless, mentioned it was “tragic and unfortunate” that troopers had been killed in pleasant hearth when the federal government was near clearing Marawi City of the terrorist Maute group.

“Regardless of the circumstances of their deaths, they are heroes,” Trillanes mentioned of the fallen troopers.

“As to why the incident happened in the first place, I defer to the investigation of the AFP and hope that with it is an assurance that future mishaps like this would never happen again,” he added.

Lacson mentioned the incident is “not the time to find fault on anyone.”

“On the contrary, this is the time to pray and honor all the heroes who lost their lives, no matter what caused their deaths,” he mentioned.