Govt aid assured for family of volunteer who died in papal Mass accident

January 20, 2015 4:27 AM

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DOLE Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration will extend the assistance to Judy Padasas, an overseas Filipino worker in Hong Kong whose daughter, Kristel Mae Padasas, 27, who died after a sound box fell on her after the papal Mass in Tacloban.

At the time of the accident, Tacloban was experiencing bad weather due to Tropical Storm Amang (Mekkhala), which forced the pope to cut short his visit to Leyte by four hours.

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