PUERTO PRINCESA, PALAWAN: There were no firecracker-related injuries reported in the whole city in celebrating the coming of the new year, but there was, however, one case of torotot-related (hornpipe) injury recorded.
A seven-year-old accidentally swallowed the mouthpiece part of the hornpipe.
According to ABS CBN News, the child was playing and running in their house when he stumbled; resulting to the incident.
The child swallowed the small part, and his throat was wounded.
He was sent to a hospital for treatment and is now recovering.
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