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50 people injured in Negros Occidental disco floor collapse

December 29, 2008

At the height of a Christmas party in a resort in Negros Occidental, 50 people (1/4 of the those who were present) were injured and brought to the hospital after a floor of a disco fell at about 4 pm of Sunday, December 28, 2008. —PDI (12/28/08, Kwok, A)

The incident occurred in Laura Beach Resort and Restaurant in Cadiz City during the GTY Trading Company get-together attended by about 200 employees. The names of those who sustained injuries are not immediately known. The cause of the collapse is being investigated by authorities. This underscores the need for observance of safety and care during the celebration of the holiday season. (Photo Credits: Kainet; Alexst) =0=