Monday, January 1, 2018

DOH BICOL RECORDS 49 FIRECRACKER-RELATED INJURIES



 LEGAZPI CITY (Jan. 1) - Forty-nine (49) firecracker-related injuries have been reported in the Bicol region since December 21-31, 2017 according to the Department of Health (DOH) Regional Field Unit 5.

This was disclosed by Jimbo Guerrero- coordinator of Aksiyon Paputok Injury Reduction (APIR) of DOH Bicol to DZGB News, Monday this city.

Albay recorded 27 out of the 49 firecracker blast injuries in the region. He added that most of the incidents were caused by the prohibited PICCOLO wherein most of the victims were children. He added that they will submit the report to the Philippine National Police (PNP) to include information where the illegal firecrackers used by the victims were bought for proper disposition.  (Mar de la Cruz)

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