Makilala needs P2-M for bombing victims

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/13 Oct) — The local government unit of Makilala, North Cotabato needs P2 million to shoulder the medical expenses as well as financial assistance to the families of the victims in the October 10 trade fair bombing. Mayor Onofre Respicio disclosed this during his visits to various hospitals in this city where the wounded victims were being treated.

“The LGU, with the assistance of the provincial government, would shoulder all medical expenses of all victims still confined in the hospitals,” Respicio said.

He said he requested the Sangguniang Bayan to immediately approve the release of P1 million in calamity funds as initial assistance to the victims.

The LGU will also pay for the funeral and burial services of the six victims who died in the bombing. Read full story here.

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