19 hit by stray bullets on New Year's eve


Posted at Jan 01 2013 07:36 AM | Updated as of Jan 01 2013 05:23 PM

Nineteen people were hit by stray bullets on New Year's eve, reports from various hospitals showed Tuesday morning.

The victims included a four-year-old child who got hit at the back while watching fireworks near his home in Barangay Addition Hills in Mandaluyong City.

Meanwhile, six were rushed to the East Avenue Medical Center including a two-year old girl who got struck by a bullet in her face and a seven-year old girl who got hit in the head.

Four more were rushed to the Philippine General Hospital, while two others, including a pregnant woman, were sent to San Juan De Dios Hospital in Pasay City

In Pasig, a man was rushed to the hospital after getting hit on the forehead, while three were others were sent to Pasay City General Hospital and two to Rizal Medical Center. -- DZMM