9 Cops Hurt In Jolo Ravine Fall

September 3, 2007 at 4:54 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

JOLO ISLAND, Philippines (Mindanao Examiner / 03 Sept) – A police patrol car fell off a ravine injuring 9 passengers in the southern Philippine island of Jolo, their commander said Monday.

Superintendent Ahiron Ajirim said the driver lost control of the wheel while negotiating a road in the village of Gagil in Panglima Estino town on Saturday.

“It was an accident. Five of my policemen are still in the hospital and one cop broke his hand while the others are recuperating at home,” Ajirim told the Mindanao Examiner.

He said the car was part of a convoy of three vehicles heading to the town’s center to inspect policemen. “The patrol car fell ten feet into the ravine,” he said. (Mindanao Examiner)

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