Man dies trying to save a cottage as Typhoon Jolina rages | Inquirer News

Man dies trying to save a cottage as Typhoon Jolina rages

By: - Correspondent / @rdejonINQ
/ 07:00 PM September 08, 2021

A man died trying to save a cottage from being washed away in Maasin City village

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ORMOC CITY — A 22-year-old man died while trying to save a floating cottage in Barangay Tagnipa, Maasin City on Tuesday, September 7.

Marcelo Sumarca Lolo fell into the water while going after the cottage.


The victim’s body was brought to a nearby hospital but was declared dead on arrival by the attending physician.

Initial investigation conducted by the local police disclosed that the floating cottage, reportedly belonging to a certain “Pagal”, crashed against the seawall due to strong waves caused by Typhoon Jolina.

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