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Funds Being Raised For Mascarinas Family

Funds Being Raised For Mascarinas Family

The Association of Filipinos in Bermuda are accepting donations for the family of Oscar and Jove Mascarinas, who were tragically killed in a house explosion in Southampton earlier this month. In an online post, the Association of Filipinos in Bermuda said, “We are saddened by the news of the recent death of our member, Jove Mascarinas, wife of the... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Jove Mascarinas

Police Confirm Death Of Jove Mascarinas

The police have confirmed the sad news that a second person has died following the house explosion in Southampton, with the police confirming the death of 50-year-old Jove Mascarinas. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] can now confirm the death of 50-year-old Jove Mascarinas and extends sincere condolences to her family... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Oscar Mascarinas

Police Confirm Death Of Oscar Mascarinas

The police have now confirmed the death of 49-year-old Oscar Mascarinas, who died following the explosion in Southampton. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] can now confirm the death of 49-year-old Oscar Mascarinas and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends. “Mr. Mascarinas, a Filipino guest worker, was... Read more of this article

Minister Visits Scene, Expresses Condolences

Minister Visits Scene, Expresses Condolences

Earlier today, Minister of National Security Michael Weeks visited the scene of last night’s home explosion incident, which tragically resulted in the death of a 49-year-old man. Minister Weeks commented, “This incident continues to be foremost on our minds today. It was incredibly tragic to learn that one of the injured persons has succumbed to... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 49-Year-Old Man

Police Confirm Death Of 49-Year-Old Man

The police have confirmed the sad news that a 49-year-old man has died following the explosion at a Southampton residence last night, and said his wife is in critical condition in the ICU. The three other men injured in the blast have since been treated and discharged from hospital. A police spokesperson said, “Sadly, the Bermuda Police Service can... Read more of this article

Explosion In Southampton, Five People Injured

Explosion In Southampton, Five People Injured

[Updating: There was an explosion at a Hilltop Court, Southampton residence which officials said was likely "caused by a gas leak" and "five occupants of the residence, which is made up of a series of apartments, were conveyed to the hospital to be treated for various injuries" ] Emergency service personnel are responding to an incident in the Southampton... Read more of this article