Gas poison kills miner; two rushed to hospital

>> Saturday, April 29, 2017

ITOGON, Benguet – A small scale miner was killed while two others are recuperating in a hospital here due to gas poisoning here Monday.   
A police report said the incident happened around 2 p.m. at Sitio Fatima, Ucab inside an impounding tank of tailings owned by  Jimmy Bagangao Bawayan, 43, resident  of the area.
 Investigation disclosed that Allen Dao-as, 24; Peter Ticag, 40 and Benito Bolinget Lengwa, 26, all from Madongo, Sagada, Mt. Province were cleaning the impounding tank when they suddenly had difficulty in breathing and became unconscious.

Dao-as was rushed to the  Baguio General Hospital but was declared dead on arrival. Ticag was also brought to the Baguio Medical Center where he is now confined while Lengwa was brought to Saint Louis Hospital.


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