TINOC, Ifugao August 11 – A 19-year old farmer died after he was buried alive by a landside that caused them to be stranded along the road at Buhyu, Binablayan, here, Tuesday.
Police authorities identified the fatality as Janel Baguista, 19 years old, driver, and a resident of Gumhang, Tinoc, Ifugao.
Initial police investigation showed the victim and several others who were supposed to deliver their produce to Bambang, Nueva Vizcaya were trapped along the road by a landslide.
While conducting clearing of the debris, a portion of the mountain suddenly fell and buried him alive.
Rescuers took more than a day to recover the lifeless body of the victim that was trapped inside the debris.
By Dexter A. See