3 Grade 1 pupil hurt while playing on burning sawdust PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 17 July 2014 11:43

Three pupils of the Zambowood Elementary School landed in the hospital for treatment of minors burns in their feet which they sustained while playing on burning sawdust (sirin) before noon time Tuesday.

The victims were identified as Kenny Win Dalagan y Avila, 8, John Bantillan y Elumbaring, 6, and Eddie Delos Santos y Gaganting, 6, all Grade 1 pupils and residents of Zambowood.

A police report disclosed that the thrree boys were on their way home coming from the school when they strayed on to a vacant lot owned by Engr. Taguinod which is adjacent to the factory of Bounty Fresh. They played while looking for spiders amid the sawdust pile around 11:45 a.m.

The boys were not aware that beneath the pile were burning sawdust where they stepped and got burned.

The boys were assisted by helpful residents who rushed them to the Zamboanga City Medical Center for treatment. – Dan Toribio Jr.