Here’s A Heartbreaking Video Of A Father Who Lost His Family To The Recent Earthquake
HEARTBREAKING – Video of a man who lost his wife and two kids when the supermarket collapsed in Porac, Pampanga during the earthquake.
Reported casualties are now at 16 confirmed deaths, based on the latest update. According to the records revealed by the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council or NDRRMC, here are the confirmed casualties and their areas:
- 7 confirmed casualties in Porac, Pampanga.
- 5 in Chuzon Supermarket
- 2 in Lubao, Pampanga
- 1 in Angeles City, Pampanga
- 1 in Marcelino, Zambales
Among the casualties are Jayson Dela Cruz’s wife and two kids. His wife and two kids were in the supermarket when the earthquake occurred.
This is based on the Twitter post by ABS-CBN News.
A video was posted by ABS-CBN News on Twitter, showing Jayson Dela Cruz weeping as he describes the sight of his family asking for help during the supermarket collapse incident.
In a conversation with ABS CBN journalist Michael Joe Delizo, Dela Cruz claimed that he wanted to help but he it was too late. As he retold the story of his regretful experience, he said this:
“Gusto ko silang iligtas kaya lang, wala na, hindi na umabot.”
“I wanted to save them, but – it was too late – I can’t anymore.”
Michael Joe Delizo also tweeted earlier: Porac Mayor Condralito Dela Cruz said there are no more signs of life under the rubble. “Wala na tayong nakikitang life na hinahabol.”
Authorities also ordered to pause the search and rescue operations at the supermarket for a while earlier due to strong aftershocks felt.
That is all there is to it, at least for now. We’ll post updates as soon as we got them.