• Woman trekker dies of heart attack in Mt. Pulag


    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet: A 51-year-old tourist allegedly died of heart attack inside her tent at Mt. Pulag, in Kabayan town this province. Edna Ocampo Villanueva from Forest Hills Drive subdivision in Novaliches, Quezon City was found unconscious by her trekking buddy Paul Alexis Bernardino inside their tent at Camp 2, Barangay Eddet, Mt. Pulag, at around 10 p.m., Friday, Cordillera police reported. Policemen at the community police action center in Balakbak in Kabayan said Jhony Salman of Dennis Molintas Memorial Hospital in Bokod town, declared Villanueva died of cardiac arrest. Benguet Gov. Nestor Fongwan said he was saddened by the death of Villanueva and instructed tourism officials in Kabayan town to require all tourists to undergo medical check up before they trek to Mt. Pulag.


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