28 injured in stampede at 4Ps Event in Cauayan Negros Occidental

A stampede at Cauayan Cultural Arts Center, Cauayan Negros Occidental has left at least 28 people sustained minor injuries. Around 4,000 members of Pantawid Pamilya Pilipino Program (4Ps) had gone to the stadium of  Barangay Poblacion around 5PM, October 18, 2018 Thursday when the incident happened.

 The local government unit of Cauayan prepared a program for its 4Ps members. 

While in the middle of the program, a smoke sighted backstage as one contestant uses fire for props. Audience from the crowd who doesn't know that it was a props screamed for fire, prompting people to panic and started pushing.  

Immediately, the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Unit and rescuers transported the victims who suffered from injuries and wounds to the hospital.


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