Monday, 31 August 2015

Another body recovered after Benguet landslide

Authorities have recovered another body following a landslide in Barangay Taneg in Mankayan, Benguet.

The landslide, which occurred during the onslaught of Typhoon Ineng (international name: Goni), left sixteen people missing. The remains of the nine of the 16 missing people have already been retrieved, according to local officials.

This includes the body of Crisanto Ablao which was recovered 10 a.m. Saturday.

The incident commander promised that retrieval operations will continue until all missing victims are recovered.

A total of 23 bodies have already been recovered in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR).

A state of calamity has been declared in the provinces of Benguet, Mt. Province, Apayao and Abra.

Monday 31 August 2015


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