6 die after eating wild abaca plants

Camp Vicente Lim, Laguna – Six people, including an 8-year-old boy, died in a span of more than two months after

eating wild abaca plants in Rizal town, Palawan, police said Wednesday.

Inspector Rodelio Caballes, Rizal police chief, identified the fatalities as Paso Lapisan 50; Sermin Lapisan 40; Masin

Lapisan 30; Peyal Tulingo, 33; Pago Untari, 40; and Christian Desig, 8, residents of the remote village of Culasian.

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