2 killed in ZN landslide PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 06 February 2015 14:33

Two people were killed in a landslide brought about by heavy rains in Roxas town, Zamboanga del Norte Monday, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said Wednesday.

The NDRRMC said the incident occurred at Sitio Sapa-ibo in Barangay Panamapalay in Roxas town around 10 a.m.

Killed were Rudy Tagad and Mellijoy Tagad del Pilar. Only Tagad’s remains had been recovered as of Wednesday.

Citing initial information, the NDRRMC said the victims’ hut was buried in dirt after the incident.

Roxas Mayor Hendrick Vallecer has sought the assistance of the NDRRMC for the retrieval of Mellijoy’s body.