By DJ Yap
, Nathaniel R. Melican
As many as 242 gun owners live in the neighborhood of Stephanie Nicole Ella, the 7-year-old girl who was hit and killed by celebratory gunfire on New Year’s Eve, records of the Philippine National Police showed.
By Philip Tubeza
In much of the country, the trend was toward a significant reduction of firecracker-related injuries during the raucous New Year’s Eve celebrations, according to health officials.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
, Kristine Felisse Mangunay
Hooked to a respirator and fighting for her life at the intensive care unit (ICU) of a Quezon City hospital, 7-year-old Stephanie Nicole Ella is a far cry from the lively “Gangnam”-dancing girl who welcomed the new year with her family.
By Jocelyn R. Uy
The number of injuries from the recent New Year celebrations have already breached last year’s figures as official count rose to 949 Wednesday, according to the Department of Health.