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1 dead, 3 hurt in Benguet landslide

Raymund Catindig (The Philippine Star) - December 10, 2020 - 12:00am

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Philippines — A laborer was buried alive while his three companions were seriously injured in a landslide in Barangay Loacan, Itogon, Benguet on Tuesday.

Police said Eugene Balao, 24, died at the scene.

Alexander Morca 52; Vincent Pal-a, 30, and Lordan Mayawen, 20, were taken to the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center for treatment.

Reports said the victims were clearing a private lot with a bulldozer when the mountainside gave way due to continuous rains.

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