CAGAYAN – Search-and-rescue teams recovered 19 bodies in four Cagayan Valley provinces that were hit by landslides and massive flooding in the aftermath of typhoon “Ulysses”, the Police Region Office 2 (PRO2) reported Saturday.
Police Lt. Col. Andree Abella, information officer of PRO2, said the victims were from the provinces of Cagayan, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, and Isabela.
The bodies of Frank Jay Pagulayan, 19; King Jim Bragasin, 18; Ian Philip Pagulayan, 17; Virginia Bautista, 60, were recovered at the landslide site in Bitag, Grande, Baggao Cagayan.
The remains of drowning victims Marlon Badjet, 43, of Baculod, Alacala, Cagayan; Mark Angelo, of Barangay Dicamay 1, Jones, Isabela; and 3-year-old Jake Punay, of Maddela Quirino, have already been recovered, police reported.
Meanwhile, the death toll from landslides in Ruruno, Quezon, Nueva Vizcaya, has risen to 10, following the recovery of five more bodies, according to PRO2 report as of 11 a.m., Saturday. They were identified as Jaile Ann Taniza, 15 ; Francisco Napadaoan, 54; Cresencia Nahoy, 27; Ben Uyami Jr, 31; Dexter Nah Oy, 2 months old; Mark Binway, 15; Jomar Comilang, 33; Noel Bucayo, 39; Joel Buyucan, 26; and Omar Bola 17. (Liezle Basa Inigo)
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