‘Mass hysteria’ reported Argao town

By: Morexette B. Erram June 22,2018 - 08:55 PM

Hours after the incident occurred in Ronda National High School, 19 students from Colawin National High School in Barangay Colawin in Argao town, southeastern Cebu were also reported to have suffered mass hysteria.

The Argao Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (MDRRMO) said that they deployed a team at past 1 p.m. Friday (June 22) to respond to the situation.

Read related story here: Fear grips school as ‘evil spirits possess’ 20 students in Ronda

The Argao MDRRMO added that some of the affected students were sent to Isidro Kintanar Memorial Hospital, while others were sent to a nearby church.

In a report via dyAB, school officials claimed that the students started to display behavior of mass hysteria after their administration decided to replace an axed mango tree.

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