Bago City

2 die in road mishaps

Two more persons were killed in separate road accidents on Saturday and Sunday, in E.B. Magalona and Bago City, police reports disclosed.

Police Inspector Bonifacio Aral, acting E.B. Magalona police chief identified the victim as Erlinda Sancho, 65, of Purok Mabinuligon, Barangay Alicante in the town.

She died on arrival at Teresita Lopez Jalandoni Provincial Hospital in Silay City due to head and body injuries.

Sancho was crossing the road in Bangga Kawayan, Barangay Alicante when bumped by a speeding vehicle driven by Leonard de Asis, 30.

Kanla-on Eruption, 19 Families in Brgy. Ma-ao Evacuated for Sulfur Smell

A total of 19 families in Barangay Ma-ao, Bago City evacuated to the Barangay Gym due to sulfur smell after Kanlaon Volcano erupted at about 6:20 p.m., Tuesday.


City Administrator Rommel P. Tam, CDRRMO Jake Aizpuro with CHO Dr. Frances Jalandoni, City Disaster Crisis Management Response Team of La Carlota conduct an on-the-spot actual inspection on the damage brought by the eruption of Kanla-on Volcano to root crops, plants, flowers, bushes, trees, roads, houses and other infrastructure projects and properties for assessment and evaluation report in Sitio Guintubdan, Barangay Ara-al, La Carlota City.* (CDRRMO-La Carlota City photo)

Canadian national, 5 others hurt in mishap

A Canadian national was injured and his five other companions after they hit a mahogany tree in the national highway of Purok Malunggay, Barangay Pacol, Bago City around 9:00 AM, Tuesday.

Police Superintendent David Cachumbo, Jr., Bago City PNP chief identified the victim as Brian Gohannes Young, 40, single, Canadian national and temporarily billeted in Bacolod City.

2 Killed, 2 Hurt in Cockpit Shooting

A civilian guard of Negros Coliseum cockpit and a policeman from Iloilo were killed in a shooting incident past 8:45 PM Monday in SP Village, Barangay Pahanocoy, Bacolod City.

Declared dead on arrival at Bacolod South General Hospital located in the barangay was Rex Villaluz, of legal age, native of Barangay Tabugon, Kabankalan City due to multiple gunshot wounds in the body.