BUKIDNON ONLINE | BUKIDNON NEWS | SUMILAO, BUKIDNON – Sad news from the Municipality of Sumilao, Bukidnon. The army released a statement today saying that a certain Pilar Lindongan, 33 years old, and her children 11 year old Floriano, 7 year old Aileen, 4 year old Balado and 2 year old Jemark died in a landslide Monday afternoon.
The army’s 403rd Infantry Brigade spokesman Lt. Col. Jose Gille said that the landslide happened at Sitio Lumloyao, Barangay Lupiagan, Sumilao. The landslide happened last Monday at around 5:30 pm.
The bodies of the victims were recovered a few hours after the landslide.
Bukidnon has been experiencing heavy rains the past few days. The army says this may have caused the landslide.