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dbt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-27-11 04:35 AM
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Philippines flash floods death toll nears 1,500
Source: BBC

Almost 1,500 people are now known to have died in flash floods that struck the southern Philippines more than a week ago.

Officials say more bodies had been found in the waters south of the island of Mindanao.

It is not clear how many people are still missing but officials say the search for bodies will continue.

Typhoon Washi struck from 16 to 18 December, devastating the cities of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan.


Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16336706
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Divine Discontent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-27-11 06:44 AM
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1. that's a lot of bodies being found. what a catastrophe.
prayers for the survivors, I have rarely seen mass destruction in my life and its frightening, so my thoughts go out to them. :(
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