Landslide kills 4 construction workers in Nueva Vizcaya
SANTIAGO CITY– Four construction workers were killed after being buried by a landslide at the site where they were building a concrete slope protection wall in Ambaguio town in Nueva Vizcaya on Friday morning, September 3, police said Saturday.
Ambaguio deputy police chief Christian Vincent Tomas said victims Christopher Padua, 38, of Sta. Rosa village and Carlos Tome of Bonfal East, both of Bayumbong, Nueva Vizcaya; Rafael Villar, 42, and John Retamola, 25, both of Ibung, Villaverde town were buried at around 8:30 a.m. in Sitio (sub-village) Naduntog in Barangay (village).
The four victims were building a concrete slope protection wall to prevent landslides at a privately owned property when the landslide buried them six meters deep. The police report did not say what triggered t.
Their bodies were recovered on Friday afternoon. The police investigation is ongoing.
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