News photographer hurt covering Cory's transfer to Manila Cathedral

August 3, 2009 9:36 am 

MANILA, Aug. 3 –A photographer was hospitalized when he accidentally fell from the outside broadcast (OB) van of ABS-CBN Channel 2 when the convoy of the remains of former Pres. Corazon Aquino passed by in Ermita, Manila, on Monday afternoon.

Rafael Gozum, contributor photographer of Manila Times International, was taken to Ospital ng Maynila due to head injury.

Ali Bicoy, photographer of Manila Bulletin and Fidel Peren, of Bandera, said they told Gozum that it was dangerous to climb to the OB van.

Gozum climbed to get a good photo shots.

However, when Gozum was about to go down the van, he reportedly lost his balance and fell to the ground.

The photographer was rushed to the said hospital for treatment. (PNA)



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