• 73-yr -old woman dies in Dinagat fire


    A SEVENTY-THREE-year-old woman was killed early dawn on Tuesday when she was trapped inside their burning house in a remote village in Basalisa town in Dinagat Island, belated police reports said. Caraga Regional Police Office Information Officer Supt. Daniel Puesca identified the victim as Menesia Alar Villocino of Brgy. Dona Helen in Basilisa. The victim and her husband – Leocio Villocino – were sleeping inside their house when the fire incident took place at around 12:01 am Tuesday. Leocio was reportedly awakened by the blazing fire and tried to save his disabled wife but failed. Authorities are conducting an investigation to determine the cause of the fire. The Basilisa police are doing separate probe if there was foul play in the incident.


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