BESAO, Mountain Province – A 35-year old man died after he accidentally fell of a 10-meter ravine while he and his companions were on their way to harvest honey at Biyucan, Tambuan, here, Sunday.
Police authorities identified the victim as Ruel Belingan Malinias 35 y/o, married and a resident of Sadsadan, Bauko, Mountain Province.
Initial police investigation showed the victim, together with several companions, were on their way to harvest honey in the place of incident when he accidentally slipped and fell off a 10meter deep ravine causing his head and body to bang on the rocky portion of the ravine.
Concerned residents immediately rescued the victim and rushed him to the Besao District Hospital for medical treatment but he was pronounced dead on arrival by attending physicians due to multiple head and body injuries.
His remains was brought home by his relatives to Sadsadan for him to be given a descent wake by his relatives and family members.
By Dexter A. See