Soldier dies 2 days after Fort Bonifacio fire
MANILA, Philippines - One of the soldiers hurt in the fire that broke out at the Philippine Army headquarters in Fort Bonifacio died Friday morning, May 9.
Corporal Bernabe Mota, 30, married with one daughter, died at the V. Luna Medical Center in Quezon City, according to Lieutenant Colonel Harold Cabunoc, commander of the military's 7th Civil Relations Group. Mota sustained burns during the fire on May 7 at the Explosives and Ordnance Disposal (EOD) headquarters of the Philippine Army in Fort Bonifacio in Taguig.
The fire injured 25 people.
Cabunoc said Mota was supposed to be transferred to the East Avenue Medical Center in Quezon City due to his serious injuries.
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