6 die, 4 hurt as wall collapses in Bulacan

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GUINGUINTO, Bulacan: At least six persons were killed and four others were seriously injured when a wall of a warehouse building along MacArthur Highway in Barangay Ilang-Ilang collapsed.

The incident took place at around 3:30 p.m. when a wall of a warehouse owned by Dante Chua collapsed, pinning down the barracks of the workers.

The victims were immediately brought to the nearest hospital.

Teams from the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office and Bulacan Provincial Police Rescue Team continue to search for victims buried under the rubble. It was not known how many people were buried.


Gov. Wilhelmino Sy-Alvarado said the provincial government will investigate the incident. PNA

 

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