Anecito T. Pesante Sr. Memorial Hospital, Midsayap, North Cotabato
December 25, 2016

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte spent his Christmas day with the victims of the Sto. Niño Church bombing in the Anecito T. Pesante Sr. Memorial Hospital in Midsayap, North Cotabato.

The bombing incident happened during a Christmas Eve mass wherein an explosion with a 30-meter radius hit eighteen (18) innocent civilians inside the Sto. Niño Church. Three (3) of the victims are confined in the Anecito T. Pesante Sr. Memorial Hospital, two (2) in the Cotabato Regional Medical Center, one (1) in the Southern Philippines Medical Center, and the remaining twelve (12) victims are out-patients.

During the visit, President Duterte handed out the government’s financial assistance to fifteen (15) victims present in the hospital, namely — Arnel del Rio Silvano; Jeanelyn del Rio Silvano; Clint John del Rio Silvano; Russel Palma Jarapan; Kent Steven R. Pacquiao; Jonel R. Orquiola; Arissean Gabrielle Bagot; Little Joy Singco; Princess Nicole Cadondoy; Ejimar Bargaso Loquis; SPO4 Johnny Caballero; Phtricia Rosete; Ronaldo Ventura Celis (admitted); Cheyser Mae Macayendeg Rosete (admitted); and, Jessa Mae Banlawi (admitted).

The President also promised to provide full payment on the hospital and outpatient expenses of the bombing victims.

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