BAGUIO CITY, Philippines – Three Apayao residents, including Board Member Tolentino “Butz” Mangalao, died Thursday night, November 7, after the house where they took shelter in Barangay Dibagat, Kabugao, Apayao, was smothered by a landslide.
Mangalao, Police Corporal Rommel Gumidam, and unidentified driver of Mangalao were inside the house of Padu Pudyao when the landslide hit.
Mangalao was 52.
The 3 were supposed to head for Calanasan when a series of landslides forced them to seek shelter.
Residents were still trying to recover their bodies Friday afternoon, November 8.
More details to follow. – Rappler.com