3 killed in Abra mine tunnel blast

BANGUED, Abra – Three miners were killed Friday afternoon after a blast inside a mine tunnel in remote Lacub town. Abra police director Senior Superintendent Joseph Adnol identified the fatalities as Felix Rosario, Junie Lingbaoan, both from Lacub town, and a miner from Mountain Province identified only as Federico. According to reports, the three died after a blast caused by the generator they were trying to repair. The incident was reported as the first tragic incident of small-scale mining here.

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