At least 1 dead, 43 injured after 6.6 magnitude quake in Mindanao

By Bohol Island News Staff / 01:50 PM October 29, 2019

Municipal hall building of Magsaysay, Davao after the quake on Tuesday. Photo courtesy PIA Davao

At least one person was reported dead while 43 others were injured after a magnitude 6.6 earthquake that shook Northern Mindanao on Tuesday morning.

National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council reported that
Nestor Narciso, 66, a resident of Koronadal City, succumbed to massive injuries.

Thirty people were reported injured in Kidapawan City and 13 others in M’lang, Cotabato.

Twenty-three local government units have also suspended classes , the NDRRMC added.

Students in Daig Elementary School were injured after the school building collapsed following a 6.6 magnitude quake that jolted Tulunan, Cotabato on Tuesday, October 29, 2019.Photo by Chyna Nicole

UPDATE: Brgy Daig Elementary School:

7 classrooms collapsed.
2 classrooms totally damaged.

197 pupils affected.
5 injured (2 are in the hospital, 3 given first aid).

8 teachers affected. 2 are bruised. 1 pregnant.

Source: Tulunan Vice Mayor Maureen Villamor

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