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4 dead in 'Urduja' wake, some roads impassable

November 28, 2009 11:01am
At least four people were left dead while several roads remained impassable in the wake of tropical depression "Urduja," the National Disaster Coordinating Council said.

In its 6 p.m. Friday report, NDCC said three of the four died from a landslide in Misamis Oriental, while one died of electrocution in Cebu.

The Misamis Oriental residents were identified as Isnaje Rallos, 1, and Jenebeb Rallos, four months old, of San Antonio village in Jasaan town; and Dionisio Quilloman, 62, of Santiago village in Gingoog City.

A fourth fatality, Roynaldo Zorobrado, was electrocuted in Dumanjug, Cebu.

NDCC said 13 were injured, including three in Misamis Oriental and 10 whose bus fell off a cliff due to a landslide in Claver, Surigao del Norte.

Seven houses were destroyed while 58 were damaged in Caraga region.

Still impassable are:

* Caraga: national highway in Gawad Kalinga area in Claver, Surigao del Norte;
* Manoligao Provincial Road at Sitio Manlangit in Carmen, Agusan del Norte;
* Tupsan Bridge in Camiguin Province; national highway in Mambajao, Camiguin.

Power was restored in areas of Camiguin province and Gingoog City in
Misamis Oriental; and in Bayugan, Agusan del Sur. - JHU, GMANews.TV