Five reported to have minor injuries: Mabini mayor
Five persons were reported to have minor injuries while some residents chose to camp out in open fields in some villages in Mabini town, the epicenter of a magnitude 6 earthquake on Saturday, its mayor said.
Noel Luistro told the Daily Manila Shimbun in a phone interview that one of the injured hurt his foot while running when the earthquake hit.
Luistro said around 2,000 residents in some villages also decided to stay in the town plaza, church patio, and open spaces.
“Red Cross sent relief goods, water and tents,” said Luistro.
Luistro said damage caused by the earthquake in Mabini’s 34 barangays is being assessed He said his office is considering declaring a state of calamity in the town Celerina Monte/DMS