PNP records 14 cases of indiscriminate firing


Posted at Dec 30 2016 08:13 PM

The number of cases of indiscriminate firing prior to New Year festivities has risen to 14, the Philippine National Police (PNP) has said.

From 10 on Thursday, the number of cases of illegal discharge of firearms grew on Friday, based on the latest data from the PNP covering December 16 to December 30.

Ten arrests have been made, including a member of the Armed Forces. The others in police custody were civilians.

The PNP also recorded one death and four injuries due to stray bullets.

Meanwhile, the police recorded 31 injuries caused by firecrackers, with most of the injuries (21) occurring in the National Capital Region.

No fires caused by firecrackers have been reported as of posting time. --with reports from Jeff Canoy, ABS-CBN News