Mayor Sara suspends classes in Davao after strong quake hits Mindanao

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Updated October 29, 2019, 10:35 AM

By Antonio Colina IV

DAVAO CITY – City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio has ordered a suspension of classes in public and private schools from kindergarten to post-graduate studies here on Tuesday after a 6.6 magnitude earthquake shook some parts of Mindanao.

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte
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Duterte said in a statement that the strong quake might have caused structural and electrical damage to buildings and houses.

She directed the schools to check the structures within their campuses to see if there had been buildings damaged due to the earthquake.

“All school owners, teachers, and other school personnel are hereby instructed to subject school structures to a safety inspection with a qualified engineer immediately,” Duterte said.

She told the

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