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Duterte to visit quake-hit Pampanga today

Apr 23, 2019 @ 1:15

By Prince Golez

President Rodrigo Duterte is scheduled to visit Pampanga today to assess the extent of damage caused by Monday’s earthquake in Region 3.

Duterte will conduct a situation briefing on the effects of magnitude 6.1 earthquake at the Pampanga Provincial Capitol later this afternoon.

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Tuesday said a total of seven people died, 81 injured, and 24 missing were reported in the region.

At least 32 structures sustained damages due to the earthquake that occured in Zambales province and was felt in nearby areas, the NDRRMC noted.

An earthquake-induced landslide was also reported in Mt. Bimmukel, Sitio Lomibao, Brgy. San Rafael, San Marcelino, Zambales, affecting a total of 120 families.

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