‘Basyang’ leaves 4 dead in Eastern Visayas

TACLOBAN CITY--Four persons, including a two-year-old boy, were killed as floods hit several areas in Leyte, Samar and Eastern Samar following heavy rains spawned by Tropical Depression "Basyang." Christian Jake Tumandao, 2, was killed after their house located near a hill was hit by rocks and uprooted trees that cascaded from the nearby mountain in Barangay San Pedro, Albuera town, Leyte, on Feb.13. The boy's mother, Jenessa and his two siblings, Rex and Kim, were unhurt after they were able to get out of the house in time. Bodies of three adult males were found along the coast of Barangay Cabong in Borongan City, Eastern Samar on Wednesday morning. The three, who were b...

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