Stray bullets incidents now at 59 — PNP

By on January 3, 2015


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MANILA– As of 7 a.m. Saturday, the Philippine National Police (PNP) announced that the number of stray bullets incidents during the New Year’s Eve revelry has now climbed to 59.

This was disclosed by PNP spokesperson Chief Supt. Wilben Mayor in a message to the PNA.

These can be broken down into 17 for the National Capital Region; three for Police Regional Police Office-1; one for PRO-2; three for PRO-3; seven for PRO-4A; one PRO-5; 13 for PRO-6; one for PRO7-1; four for PRO8; one for PRO9; one for PRO-12 and seven for PRO-Cordillera.

This is higher than the 30 stray bullet incidents recorded during the 2013 New Year’s Eve revelry.

While the number for persons wounded by stray bullet has hit the 42 mark with 14 for NCR; two for PRO-1; one for PRO-2; one PRO-3; seven for PRO-4A; one for PRO-5; six for PRO6; one for PRO-7; two for PRO-8; one for PRO9; one for PRO-12; and five for PRO-Cordillera.

One person was also reported dead for stray bullets and this was also reported PRO-Cordillera.