Soldier dies 2 days after Fort Bonifacio fire
He was one of 25 people injured during the May 7 fire at the army headquarters in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig

EXPLOSION. Smoke rises from a building in the Philippine Army ASCOM compound in Fort Bonifacio on May 7, 2014. Photo by Marga Deona/Rappler

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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