Water buffalo bumps businessman-A A +A
By Bong Garcia
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.
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.