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Deadly demolition

MANILA, Philippines - Seen during the demolition of the Silverio compound in Paranaque City on 23 April 2012. 14 was injured, and 1 was confirmed dead as a result of the bloody dispersal. KADAMAY says the demolition will give way to construction of Henry Sy's condominium under the SMDC. (George Calvelo/NPPA Images)

One dead in Silverio compound demolition

24 April 2012

A demolition of a make-shift marketplace in Silverio compound in Paranaque City turned deadly Monday, with at least one dead and many injured.

According to the Philippine Red Cross, 39 people were hurt in the clash, including members of the Philippine National Police, as demolition officers clashed with informal settlers.