Sinkhole found in Bantayan town

By: Edison Delos Angeles July 26,2014 - 02:45 PM

A sinkhole was found in sitio Dapdap, barangay Langub in Sta. Fe town Bantayan Island this morning.

Mayor Jose Esgana has directed families living near the sinkhole to evacuate. The sitio has around 200 families. Esgana said he already coordinated with the Bureau of Mines of DENR-7and requested for a personnel to examine the sinkhole, which has a depth of around two to three feet.

Barangay workers placed stones to serve as marker early this morning but the stones fell into the hole, an indication that the sinkhole widens. he said.

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