2 workers die in Banaue landslide


BANAUE, Ifugao – Two workers died when a landslide buried their house Monday morning at Sitio Talop, Kinakin, Banaue, Ifugao.

Maj. Michael Dangilan, chief of police of the municipality, said the victims, Emiliano H. Lupais and Ernesto Cirais, were sleeping when the landslide occurred at Sitio Talop, Kinakin, Banaue, Ifugao.

The incident was reported to the Banaue Municipal Police Station at about at 1:45 a.m.

Residents immediately conducted a search-and-rescue operation.

They retrieve the bodies of the victims at 2:15 a.m.

“Panay ang ulan dito noong mga nakaraang araw kaya maaring bumigay ‘yong lupa at alam naman natin ang Banaue ay isang landslide prone area,” Dangilan said.

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