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Teen survives fall at Baguio school

/ 07:28 PM October 18, 2019
Teen survives fall at Baguio school

A Baguio police officer examines the building from where a high school student fell on Friday afternoon (Oct. 18) at a local university. The boy’s fall was broken when he landed on the terrace of a neighboring building. Photo contributed by the Baguio City Police Office

BAGUIO CITY –– A 16-year-old high school student survived an 18-foot fall from a building of the University of Baguio (UB) on Friday afternoon, according to Police Col. Allen Rae Co, Baguio police director.

Emergency responders rushed the boy to the Sacred Heart Hospital a few blocks away after he fell at 3:30 p.m. from the UB building. He landed on the 3rd floor terrace of the Palangdao Building.

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Investigators said the teen may have slipped accidentally./lzb

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