By Felipe V. Celino
ROXAS CITY, Capiz– The province of Capiz recorded 14 firecracker related injuries based on the monitoring and surveillance of the Department of Health (DOH)-Capiz.
Joeffrey Espiritu, DOH-Capiz spokesperson, said 3 cases are in Pontevedra; 2 each in Jamindan, Dumarao, Panay, and Sapian; and 1 each in Ivisan, President Roxas, and Sigma.
Two were injured by boga, kwitis and whistle bomb; others were by bilong-bilong, triangle, sparklers and super baskog; while four used unidentified firecrackers.
Espiritu said that it is fortunate that no one had been killed or severely injured.
He said that this year’s firecracker-related incidents were lower by one against 15 last year.