Small-scale miner dies in tunnel

Published by rudy Date posted on April 2, 2009

ITOGON, Benguet , Philippines  – Another small-scale miner died when he ran out of his oxygen supply and suffocated in a tunnel in Barangay Tuding here on Monday morning.

Miner Robert Mariano, 43, died while being rushed to the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center.

Last Nov. 9, three small-scale miners also suffered the same fate in Barangay Loacan here.-– Artemio Dumlao, Philippine Star

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