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Maco landslide death toll climbs to 10 – Davao de Oro gov’t

Death toll in a landslide in Maco, Davao de Oro has risen to 10, the provincial government said.

Citing the report of Maco Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, the Davao de Oro Provincial DRRMO said that as of Feb.8, 2:30 p.m., 10 bodies were recoverd from Barangay Masara.

Rescuers were still looking for 49 individuals who were missing while 31 people were injured.

“Amping kita sa kanunay Dabawenyos ug padayun kitang mag ampo sa mga apektadong katawhan sa nahitabong insidente,” the provincial government said.

A landslide hit Tuesday night, February 5, at Zone 1, Barangay Masara, burying two buses with around 30 passengers. The affected place was also a residential area.

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