Election Campaign turns into Carnageby Rowena Lim de la CruzNational Star Daily Philippines1:00 am | Saturday, March 9th, 2013ANAHAW CITY
- Police are still looking for perpetrators of a heinousact which occurred in Caritas town, Esperanza del Sur last night. Ataround ten in the evening, while giving a speech on why the peopleshould vote for him, gubernatorial candidate Alvarez of theNacionalista Party suddenly jumped from the stage onto a mother and her infant sitting in the front row.Witnesses and survivors described the scene that followed assomething from a horror movie. They reported that the terrifiedmother could only watch helplessly as the candidate quickly snatchedand devoured her infant. "He was so fast. It was unexpected. We didnot know what to do" tearfully recounted an old woman who refrainedfrom giving her name. Said mother of infant is still in shock and iscurrently in the town health clinic."One moment they were dancing Gangnam Style, and singing, thenext second they have changed into monsters and started chasingpeople," Mr. Espiritu, one of the survivors states. He was bitten byone of them and is currently in the clinic as well, being treated by anurse. Mr. Espiritu tells me that after the candidate giving the speechattacked, other candidates started going after the crowd as well."Their hair started to grow very long and became frizzled anddisarrayed. Then their eyes shone bright red. They suddenly sproutedlong, sharp teeth, their nails grew long, then they chased us. I sawone of them bite my brother on the neck." Mr. Espiritu's brother is oneof the confirmed dead.Security personnel of the candidates and several policemen weresurprised by the event. A few decided to shoot their employers, butbullets were unable to stop them. The police shot into the crowd,accidentally shooting a young man in the head and injuring twoothers. The young man is still to be identified. After attacking the crowd, the creatures allegedly fled into the rice-fields and coconut plantations surrounding Caritas town. Police,guards and a few spectators pursued the creatures to no avail.Caritas town is surrounded by coconut and rice fields that extendonto the bases of the nearby mountains. Sources claim the creatureswere laughing and shrieking while escaping from the police andguards.