Water buffalo bumps businessman

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014


A BUSINESSMAN was injured after he was bumped by a water buffalo that went wild in a remote village east of Zamboanga City, the police said Wednesday.

Police Station 2 commander Chief Inspector Ricardo Garcia said the incident took place around 2:50 a.m. Tuesday in Barangay Lubigan, 40 kilometers east of the city.

Garcia identified the victim as Ricky Baredo, 51, a resident of Manicahan village, 20.10 kilometers east of the city.

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Investigation showed that the victim was driving his motorcycle en route to the village of Vitali when a water buffalo abruptly darted across the road and bumped the victim, Garcia said.

The water buffalo is owned by Ajok Amdani, a resident of Lubigan village, he said.

The victim was rushed to the Cristino Paragas Memorial Community Hospital in the village of Quiniput.

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