One of the three fatalities confirmed in Magsaysay City, Davao del Sur after a magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck parts of Mindanao on Wednesday night, was a mother and her nine-month-old baby.
According to John Consulta’s study on Unang Balita on Friday, when they were buried by a quake-triggered landslide in Barangay Malawanit, the victims Arjen Abundo and her child were inside their house.
Residential buildings were also destroyed in the barangays of Bacungan and Balnate.
Municipal hall sections have collapsed.
Classes in town were still suspended as the assessment of the structural integrity of the schools continues on Friday.
Meanwhile, a man was injured while saving his child by a falling post in Makilala, Cotabato.
He has rushed to the hospital right away.
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