70 out­door en­thu­si­asts res­cued in Florid­ablanca

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CAMP OLI­VAS, Pam­panga - A to­tal of 70 moun­taineers and cy­clists, in­clud­ing hik­ers who were stranded for days were res­cued by joint el­e­ments of the 48th In­fantry Bat­tal­ion and Florid­ablanca Po­lice Sta­tion (MPS) Search and Res­cue Op­er­a­tions (SAR) amid the bad weather con­di­tions caused by a low-pres­sure area that af­fected Cen­tral Lu­zon and the rest of the coun­try re­cently.

Au­thor­i­ties said 23 stranded per­sons were res­cued at the out­skirts of Barangay Mawa­cat, Florid­ablanca, Pam­pangamid­nightofOc­to­ber11and were prop­erly turned over to the lead­ers of their re­spec­tive lo­cal­i­ties.

The other 16 are from Barangay Apalit, Florid­ablanca, five from Lubao and two cy­clists from Calumpit, Bu­la­can who reached the crasher site (a wait­ing area for hik­ers) by foot af­ter leav­ing their ve­hi­cles and moun­tain bikes in the vicin­ity of Malalatawa­n Falls and got stranded af­ter the bad weather con­di­tion oc­curred.

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RES­CUED. re­cently. Army and PNP per­son­nel res­cued moun­taineers, hik­ers and cy­clists stranded in the up­lands of Florid­a­bal­anca, Pam­panga

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