UPDATE I Cavite Governor Boying Remulla:
126 injured, four (4) of them are critically injured. Two (2) are missing. We will not know if there are casualties until the fire is out.
Assistance of local government: Crisis Committee, ambulances, firetrucks, DSWD coordination, trauma counseling
Also, the Office of the Executive Secretary called. DSWD Secretary Judy Taguiwalo is coming over. CEPZA Exec Dir. is here.
Malfunctioning machine caused the explosion. Most of the injured individuals were from the 2nd and 3rd floors of the HTI. HTI is biggest company of exports from Cavite. 6-8 football fields ang lawak ng HTI. It employs more than 65k people
SOCO teams are ready. We formed seven (7) composite teams
Hindi pa napapasok kasi nag-collapse ang walls. At least P10-B ang initial assessment on cost of damages.
There is always vicarious liability. If the law has any punishment for this, so be it.
/via Kathy San Gabriel