Man dies in Hungduan landslide

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HUNGDUAN, Ifugao  A 60-year old construction worker died after he was buried by a landslide while working in a construction site within the premises of the Bokiawan Elementary School here Thursday.

Senior Superitnendent Constancio Chinayog, Jr., officer-in-charge of the Ifugao Provincial Police Office, identified the victim as Mr. Nestor Rivera Dumincel, 60, married and a resident of Baretbet, Bagabag, Nueva Vizcaya.

Initial police investigation showed the victim was fixing a tie beam of a stone wall project in the place when a huge landslide suddenly buried him.

His co-workers immediately rescued him under the debris and rushed him to the Hungduan District Hospital but he was declared dead on arrival by attending physicians.

His body was brought home by his relatives and family members for him to be given a descent wake and burial.

By Dexter A. See

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