Tornado injures 2 in Leyte town

By Marie Tonette Marticio

TACLOBAN City - A police officer and a village councilman were injured when a tornado hit a municipal border control point in Kananga, Leyte, Sunday morning, May 31.

(Photo by Atty. Solibaga) (Photo by Atty. Solibaga)

Lawyer Adelito Solibada, Kananga municipal administrator, identified the victims as Pat. Niño Nesus and Rolando Graho, a village councilman of Barangay Lonoy of Kananga town.

Initial information disclosed that a tent where the victims were stationed was blown away by the strong winds brought by the tornado that struck at around 11 a.m.

He said the Nesus and Graho were immediately brought to Kananga Municipal Hospital where they are still under observation.