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DOH warns Pinoys vs five “most dangerous” firecrackers

Figures from the Department of Health show that most injuries during last year’s holiday celebrations were due to five popular firecrackers: piccolo, kwitis, five star, pla-pla, and luces. Over one-third of the 1,022 victims were children aged 1 to 10. There were also 39 victims of stray bullet last year while 11 suffered from firework-ingestion.