Monday, September 25, 2017

Mountaineers apprehended for scaling Mayon

MALILIPOT, Albay 9/25/17 (Bicol Standard)--Thirty-one mountaineers were apprehended at around 10 a.m. today at P2, Barangay San Roque for violating a provincial ordinance that prohibits climbing Mayon Volcano without proper coordination with the Department of Tourism and Department of Environment and Natural Resources.

The male and female mountaineers were led by Jeff Barientos y Mansibang, 31 years old, and a resident of Los Banos, Laguna.

Investigation is still underway as of this writing.

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