Children injured by passing train in Taguig

Posted at 03/31/14 7:33 PM

MANILA -- Two children were hurt after they were hit by a passing train at North Daang Hari in Taguig Monday.

Ira Mae Magbotong, 7, sustained wounds on her back while her cousin Jurichi Magbotong, 7, will undergo a computed tomography (CT) scan.

Villeta Abesilla, a street sweeper who witnessed the incident, said she noticed the two children walking near the train tracks at around 10 a.m.

She noticed that the children seemed unfazed by the passing train and she was surprised when she saw them fall on the ground.

The train did not stop after the incident.

Police and security guards of the Philippine National Railways (PNR) immediately brought the children to the hospital. -- report from Dennis Datu, DZMM