MANILA: At least 11 folks had been injured when a rain-induced landslide buried two buses selecting up employees from a gold mine within the southern Philippines, officers mentioned.
The incident passed off on Tuesday (Feb 6) night in Maco municipality within the mountainous province of Davao de Oro, on the nation’s second-largest island of Mindanao, following days of heavy rain.
Eleven folks had been injured, with one in essential situation, the municipal catastrophe company mentioned on Wednesday on Facebook.
It didn’t say how many individuals had been on board the buses on the time of the landslide or whether or not rescue operations had been ongoing.
Apex Mining, the Philippine operator of the gold mine, mentioned the landslide struck outdoors the mine website, the place buses look forward to employees ending their shifts.