Guard hits scavenger kids with chain

Posted at 09/23/2012 3:41 PM | Updated as of 09/24/2012 8:12 AM

MANILA, Philippines – Two scavenger boys were injured after a drug store security guard hit them with chains in Kamuning, Quezon City on Sunday.

One of the victims said there were six of them who were sleeping on the sidewalk when the security guard suddenly beat them with chains.

Two of the six boys sustained injuries on their hands and backs while the rest of the children were able to run away and escape.

A Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) emergency team gave first aid treatment to the victims.

The security guard, meatime, has not yet surfaced after the incident. – from a report by Dennis Datu, dzMM