Saturday, October 15, 2016

Typhoon Karen leaves 3 dead in Catanduanes

VIRAC, Catanduanes October 15, 2016 (Bicol Standard) –- Three persons were killed as Typhoon Karen battered the island province of Catanduanes, the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO) announced this afternoon.

Jerry Beo of the PDRRMO said that the fatalities were Rene Magtangob and Felicito Tesorero.

Magtangob, 39, was a resident of Brgy Sogon, Tigbao, who was missing since yesterday after crossing the Inagasan Creek.

Meanwhile, Tesorero, 77, died at Brgy. Buenavesta, Bato when he tried to retrieve his carabao that was being pastured in a nearby farm.

The third victim, whose body was found in the town of Bato, has not yet been identified as of this writing.

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