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At least 26 hurt in Bukidnon bus mishap

/ 04:06 PM June 21, 2016

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY–At least 26 persons were injured when a Davao-bound bus fell on a ditch along Sayre Highway in Barangay Bayabason in Maramag, Bukidnon on Tuesday, police reported.

Supt. Surki Sereñas, spokesperson for Northern Mindanao police, said the incident happened at around 10 a.m.

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Sereñas said the Maramag police’s rescue team was the first to arrive and help attend to the injured by taking them to hospitals.

He said authorities were still verifying the identities of the victims.

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The bus, which came from this city, was owned and operated by Rural Transit Mindanao, Inc.

The bus company has yet to issue a statement. CDG/rga

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