Man killed in earthquake-induced landslide in Mountain Province | Inquirer News

Man killed in earthquake-induced landslide in Mountain Province

By: - Correspondent / @kquitasolINQ
/ 04:54 PM July 28, 2022

Rescue personnel retrieve the body of Andres Sagayo, 58, who was buried in a landslide in Bauko town, Mountian Province on July 28. (Photo courtesy of Mountain Province PIO)

BAGUIO CITY—A man died after being buried in a landslide on Thursday morning in Bauko town, Mountain Province.

Authorities identified the victim as Andres Sagayo, 59, of Sitio Pactil, Barangay Monamon Sur in Bauko.

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The investigators said Sagayo and his family were holding a wake for his father-in-law when the landslide, caused by loose soil due to the recent 7-magnitude quake, hit their house.

Rescue personnel managed to pull Sagayo out of the rubble. He was taken to a hospital but was declared dead on arrival. INQ

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