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6 tourists survive fall in ravine on Mount Pulag

Bokod town in Bengue (Image from Google Maps)

BAGUIO CITY — Six tourists were hurt as their car fell down a 50-meter-deep ravine on their way home after visiting Mount Pulag in Bokod town, Benguet province on Friday afternoon (Nov. 24).

The Bokod Munipal Police Station identified the tourists – all from Cainta, Rizal – as Maria Felisa Anne Cruz, 28; Dale Kleyton Matutina, 28; Carl Jason E. Lumanog, 28; Arnel Luciano, 24; Hanz Justine Argamosa, 28 and Alexis Fante, 40.

Police said the driver of the car lost control in Barangay Ambangeg due to a mechanical problem.

The police did not say who was driving.

As of this posting, Fante and Matutina were still recuperating at the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center.

Their companions were released after being treated for minor injuries. –Kimberlie Quitasol /atm

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