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4 killed, 4 hurt in Surigao del Sur landslide

Four persons were reported killed and four others were injured in a landslide in Carrascal town in Surigao del Sur Tuesday morning as tropical storm “Basyang” dumped rains over Caraga region, radio reports said.

The landslide that destroyed several houses in Barangay Gamuton around 5 a.m. might have been triggered by incessant rains since Sunday that may have loosened the earth.

The report identified the victims as Irene Benquillo, 25, AJ Benquillo 5, MJ Benquillo,3 and Jay Panaya Conjurado,10. By GD Photos courtesy of Roselyn Guanzon Coronel

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