Man killed in Apayao landslide
BAGUIO CITY — A resident of the Apayao town of Calanasan was killed in a landslide on Saturday morning, the Office of Civil Defense said on Sunday.
Alvin Alamin, 23, was struck by debris and fell off a ravine as mudflow crashed into the Cagayan-Calanasan road following light to moderate rains.
Alamin and his companions Roy Paloy and Floriefe Anguluan forced their way through the mud-filled road in separate motorcycles in Sitio Gattaban in Naguilian village, the OCD reported.
Anguluan and Paloy, who was the first to ride through the debris, were not harmed.
Alamin’s body was retrieved by the police and responding firemen and is currently in the custody of the Apayao Provincial Hospital. /ee
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