1 killed, four others hurt as 'Lando' toppled trees in QC

October 19, 2015 9:06 am 

MANILA, Oct. 18 — Strong winds brought about by typhoon "Lando" toppled trees which killed a 14-year-old boy and injured four other persons in a Quezon City barangay on Sunday.

JB Estalilla of the Office of Civil Defense-National Capital Region, said the incident took place at BFB Compound, Forest Hills, Barangay Central, Quezon City.

Aside from knocking down trees, the strong winds also damaged three residential houses in the area.

Estalilla said the fatality was still unidentified as of this posting.

Three of the four injured were identified as Arnel Castillo, 38; Ronnie Castillo, 40; and Maria Esper Barbaran, 47. The fourth victim was described only as a three-year-old boy.

All four are now undergoing treatment at the East Avenue Medical Center. (PNA)

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