3 killed in Mati landslide

Posted at 02/27/13 7:20 AM

MANILA – At least three people died in a landslide incident in Mati City, Davao Oriental on Tuesday noon.

The victims, identified as Pastor Arturo Sunaan, Eleora Mabandos, and Arbir Sucnaan, died after the jeepney they were riding was buried when a portion of a mountain collapsed in Sitio Mayas, Barangay Tagabakid.

At least two people were reported missing and feared buried in the landslide.

The incident left motorists passing through the mountainside highway stranded. – report from Francis Magbanua, ABS-CBN News Southern Mindanao