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86 rescuers work to retrieve 3 missing residents

MATI CITY, Davao Oriental- A total of 86 personnel composed of rescuers, police, military and medical teams reported today, December 29, at the landslide area in Barangay Don Salvador Lopez in Mati City to retrieve the three missing residents.

According to the Incident Command Post of the Mati City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office, there are 8 personnel from Mati CDRRMO, 7 from PDRRMO, 5 from the BFP, 8 from the Philippine Army's 66th IB, 7 from the 701st Brigade, 6 from ARESCOM, 7 from the PNP, 25 from the DSL BDRRMO, 10 from BRACES Mati, and 3 from Red Cross.

The rescuers are still looking for three landslide victims identified as Jethro Paglanson Quilat, 14 yrs old; Roberto Pelaez Ampo, 52 yrs old; and John Gel Paglanson Casaligan, 15 yrs old.

The body of Cristituto Magmusa Paglanson, 62 yrs old, was retrieved afternoon of December 28. Paglanson was purok president of Purok Sangay where the landslide occured.

The landslide happened around 11AM Wednesday. The incessant rain the past days triggered the landslide. (CIO MATI)

The rescuers are still looking for three landslide victims identified as Jethro Paglanson Quilat, 14 yrs old; Roberto Pelaez Ampo, 52 yrs old; and John Gel Paglanson Casaligan, 15 yrs old.

The body of Cristituto Magmusa Paglanson, 62 yrs old, was retrieved afternoon of December 28. Paglanson was purok president of Purok Sangay where the landslide occured.

The landslide happened around 11AM Wednesday. The incessant rain the past days triggered the landslide. (CIO MATI)

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