- Police responded to an illegal cockfighting session that was being held in Northern Samar
- The policeman was about to pick up the rooster when the animal turned to him and slashed his thigh using the gaff or the super sharp blade attached to the rooster's legs
- The femoral artery of the policeman was hit and blood gushed out of the wound, causing him to die
- The provincial police chief said that when the incident was reported to him, he could not initially believe it as it was the first time that he lost a man due to the blade of the rooster
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The police chief of San Jose police station in Northern Samar died after his femoral artery, a major vein found on the thigh, was hit by the rooster's blade during a raid of an illegal cockfighting session.
Police Lieutenant Christian Bolok, in GMA's Balitambayan report, tried to pick up the rooster to include it as among the evidence, but he was struck by the animal on the thigh.
Provincial Police Chief Colonel Arnel Apud said that in his 25 years of being a policeman, it was the first time that he lost a man because of a fighting cock.
In Bomboradyo's report, fellow policemen tried to bring Bolok to the hospital, but he did not make it, as he already bled to death.
ABS-CBN News reported that the raid was conducted on Tuesday.
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