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Classes in Batangas, Laguna suspended after quake

/ 11:59 AM April 05, 2017
Quake damage in Batangas

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Classes in Batangas and Laguna were suspended Wednesday, April 5, following the 5.4-magnitude earthquake that hit parts of Luzon Tuesday evening.

The announcement was made by the provinces’ respective local government units.

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Classes in all levels both in public and private schools were suspended in Batangas, said an advisory of Gov. Hermilando Mandanas.

Laguna Gov. Ramil Hernandez also suspended classes in all levels in the province, both in public and private schools, and ordered authorities to conduct necessary inspection of school buildings.

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“Dahil po sa ating naranasang pagyanig ng lupa at gayun din po sa mga reported na aming natatanggap na maaaring nagkaroon ng pinsala ang mga silid aralan at mga gusali at upang masiguro ang kaligtasan ng ating mga mag-aaral, akin pong kinakansela ang pasok (April 5, 2017) sa lahat ng antas mapa publiko at pribadong paaralan upang matiyak muna, mapag-aralan, mabisita ng mga inhinyero, opisyales ng mga paaralan at ng mga lokal na pamahalaan ang katatagan at kaligtasan ng mga silid aralan at gusali,” Hernandez wrote on Facebook.

The quake was also felt in Metro Manila, Cavite, Bulacan, and nearby areas. Several aftershocks have been reported. CBB

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