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Man killed in Apayao landslide 

/ 01:56 PM December 30, 2018

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.

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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.

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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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