Sagada caves closed after teenager dies

WOE to tourists as Sagada’s Sumaging and Lumiang caves closed indefinitely.

The closure according to Sagada Tourism officer Robert Pangod came after the death of a 15–year–old boy who fell while playing inside the Crystal Cave Monday, April 3.

Police reported the victim is an 8th grader from Balugan National High School and a resident of Ambasing. Authorities added the accident transpired midafternoon as joint personnel of Sagada Municipal Police Station and rescue teams tried but failed to save his life. The rescue teams were aided by tour guide rescue groups.

The body of the boy was brought to the Saint Theodore’s Hospital but he did not reach the hospital alive said the attending physician Richard Damoco. Read More