Korean dies after falling into Negros ravine | Global News
Close  

Korean dies after falling into Negros ravine

By: - Correspondent / @carlagomezINQ
/ 09:57 PM August 18, 2016
Ravine (INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/CONTRIBUTED PHOTO)

Ravine (INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/CONTRIBUTED PHOTO)

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental — A South Korean tourist died on Thursday morning after falling into a ravine at the Mambukal Resort in Barangay Minoyan, Murcia town, Negros Occidental.

Kim Kyunggung, 64, and a teacher by profession in South Korea, was declared dead on arrival at the Dr. Pablo O. Torre Memorial Hospital in Bacolod City, Senior Supt. William Señoron, provincial police director of Negros Occidental.

ADVERTISEMENT

Police investigations showed that Kim,  two other South Koreans identified as Lee Luke and Lee Guang and a tour guide, were trekking up to the third falls of the Mambukal Resort about 9:45 a.m. when he slipped and fell into a ravine.

He was immediately rescued by the tour guide and members of the Mambukal resort search and rescue team but died upon reaching the hospital.  SFM

FEATURED STORIES

Subscribe to our global nation newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.
Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: accidental death, Barangay Minoyan, Death, fall into ravine, Features, Foreign Nationals, foreign tourists, Global Nation, Kim Kyunggung, Lee Guang, Lee Luke, Mambukal Resort, Murcia municipality, Negros Occidental, Negros Occidental Provincial Police, Police, police investigation, Regions, Senior Superintendent William Señoron, South Korea, teacher
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our global news

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and
acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2022 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.