Two reported dead in Benguet landslide

/ 10:42 AM October 20, 2016

BAGUIO CITY – Two construction workers were reported killed in a landslide at the Benguet capital La Trinidad town as Typhoon Lawin blew through the province.

The workers were buried in a Wednesday night (Oct. 19) landslide at Longlong village but details of the accident have not yet been released.


An elementary school nearby also reported an erosion.

Over a thousand people are staying in 4 evacuation centers, fleeing homes that were threatened by floods and erosions on Wednesday night, said Betty Fangasan, city social work and development officer. CDG/rga


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