‘Ineng’ death toll now at 7

By on August 23, 2015


MANILA — The number of people killed by adverse effects of Typhoon “Ineng” has now climbed to seven, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said in its 11 a.m. update.

Number of injured was placed at five with another two missing.

The fatalities are from Mountain Province, Benguet and Ilocos Norte while the injured are also from Mountain Province, Ilocos Sur and Ilocos Norte.

While the two missing are from La Union and Ilocos Norte.

The NDRRMC identified the fatalities as Eycar Manid-lang Mayon, 10, and a resident of Namatec, Sabangan, Mountain Province.

He died after after his house was hit by a landslide last Aug. 21.

While Eric Celo, 26 and Markim Celo, 21, of Gambang, Bakun, Benguet were also killed after their temporary shelter was hit by another landslide, also on Friday.

Michael Felix Guingaban, 58, of Buguias, Benguet, died of suffocation after being hit by landside, also on Aug. 21

While Herminio Taguyo, Jr., 47, of Pinili, Ilocor Norte, was killed after being hit by a falling mango tree.

Glen Poloc Baldasan, 27, Manyakan, Benguet and Michael Martin Lagasan, Cervantes, Ilocos Sur, also died due to landslides.