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Rescuers on Wednesday unearth a vehicle among the mud and rocks dumped on the village of Masara in Maco, Davao de Oro on Tuesday night. PHOTO DAILY INQUIRER

6 reported dead, 31 injured in Davao de Oro landslide

MANILA, Philippines (Daily Inquirer/ANN) -- Six miners were reported dead and 31 others injured after a landslide in Maco, Davao de Oro, the municipal government said on Wednesday.
The Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office of Maco said the casualties were reported as of 2:00 pm.
Forty-six other persons remain missing. Search and rescue operations are ongoing, the municipal government added.
Several buses carrying 86 employees of Apex Mines were buried in a landslide at around 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, according to the Eastern Mindanao Command (Eastmincom).

(Latest Update February 8, 2024)

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