MANILA - President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos flew to earthquake-hit Abra on Thursday morning, Malacanang said.
Marcos will be briefed on rescue and relief efforts upon his arrival in the province, according to the Palace.
A magnitude 7 temblor hit the town of Langilang town in Abra around 8 a.m. on Wednesday. The tremor was felt all the way to Metro Manila.
At least 5 persons were reported dead due to the earthquake, according to the national disaster council.
More details to follow.