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Bodies of 2 girls buried in Baguio landslide retrieved

/ 11:30 AM October 13, 2021

A landslide buried a house on the steep slope of Barangay Dominican Hill-Mirador in Baguio City, killing two young girls and their grandfather, when Severe Tropical Storm “Maring” dumped unusually heavy rains. (Photo by Neil Clark Ongchangco)

BAGUIO CITY––Rescue personnel on Wednesday retrieved the bodies of the two girls trapped inside their house that was buried in a landslide Monday at the height of Severe Tropical Storm “Maring” (Kompasu).

Col. Glenn Lonogan, city police director, identified the two victims as Judy Rose Tulipas, 12, and Thalia Kasidee Ocampo, 4.

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The two were granddaughters of Alfredo Ocampo, who died in the landslide that hit their house in Barangay Dominican Hill-Mirador. Alfredo’s body was retrieved on Tuesday.

At least ten landslides were reported in the city after the unusually heavy rains dumped by Maring. Inquirer Northern Luzon INQ

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