Army soldier dies in gun accident PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 18 August 2014 12:28

An army enlisted man died after his .45 caliber pistol accidentally went off hitting him in Sindangan, Zamboanga del Norte last Friday morning.

The fatality was identified as PFC Rodel Alingal y Pausal, 30. He was the commander of the 20th Special Forces unut located at Sindangan Wharf, Calatunan, Sindangan.

Police said that Alingal was cleaning his .45 caliber pistol inside his room in their detachment when he accidentally squeezed the trigger. The gun went off hitting his head.

Physical evidences were gathered by police investigators and men from the Scene of the Crime Operatives for proper action.

The body was brought to a funeral parlor for post mortem examination. – Dan Toribio Jr.