Use firecracker alternatives to prevent injuries – PNoy

“Few days before the year 2015, we keep on appealing to our people to cooperate in avoiding the use of damaging firecrackers and welcome the year 2015 safe and away from any danger,” President Benigno Aquino III said in a statement read over Radyo ng Bayan by Presidential Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr..

The President advised the nation to use alternatives instead of dangerous firecrackers in creating noise to prevent injuries and accidents in welcoming the New Year.

”At present, the registered cases of firecracker-related injuries from all over the country has reached 113,” Aquino said in the statement.