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Filipina helper’s head hit by falling paper cutter in HK

/ 02:23 PM March 01, 2017
hong kong

Wet market at Wan Chai Causeway bay in Hong Kong. INQUIRER STOCK PHOTO

A Filipina domestic helper suffered a severe head injury after she was accidentally hit by a paper cutter while walking in a shopping district in Hong Kong.

The website of the local newspaper Headline Daily reported that the 55-year-old overseas Filipino worker was heading home from shopping for kitchen utensils at Wan Chai market when a paper cutter measuring 25 centimeters fell down and pounded her head. The cutter’s sharp blade was concealed, and yet the Filipina’s head bled. She was rushed to a clinic.

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Police disclosed that the paper cutter fell down from a nearby building that was undergoing renovation. A scaffolding worker who was allegedly responsible for the incident was arrested.  Gianna Francesca Catolico /ra

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TAGS: domestic helper, Hong Kong, overseas Filipino worker (OFW), Wan Chai market
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