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Philippines

28 December 2007

Pacific News Center (Guam)

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) disclosed that one infant died and 87 people were hospitalized due to injuries caused by firecrackers and stray bullets. Philippine Health Secretary Francisco Duque III disclosed that the indiscriminate firing of guns has already claimed the life of an infant who was hit by a stray bullet. As of December 27, the DOH also said it has monitored 87 cases of firecracker-related injuries that required intensive... (GunPolicy.org)

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