Typhoon “Ompong” turned out to be a very destructive typhoon that caused loss of lives where it struck. In Itogon, Benguet, so many were buried alive leaving so many widows and orphans behind; and so in Naga, Cebu.
AS predicted, strong winds and heavy rains brought about by typhoon Ompong pummeled Luzon early yesterday morning toppling trees and power lines, tearing off roofs and destroying lightly-built houses, but miraculously it started to leave the country with very minimal casualties.
CAMP Dangwa, La Trinidad, Benguet -- Police Regional Office-Cordillera (PRO-COR) director Chief Supt. Rolando Z. Nana said yesterday that the gunman of a riding-in-tandem men who shot a tricycle driver was arrested in Bgy. Dumayco, Pennarubia, Abra, recently.