Only two confirmed firecracker-related injuries were reported and two persons with other injuries still being investigated during the 2019 New Year revelries in the entire region. This was disclosed by the PNP Regional Office No. 10 based in Camp Alagar, Cagayan de Oro City as it reported its lowest record in the New Year celebrations.
In its press release, however, PNP-10 spokesperson PSupt. Surki Sereñas said the number could change due to delays in seeking medical help and late reporting. Read the full text of press release below