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3 dead, 7 missing as ‘Ambo’ exits RP By Mario J. Mallari 06/05/2012

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

3 dead, 7 missing as ‘Ambo’ exits RP

By Mario J. Mallari 06/05/2012

Three children were killed and six fishermen were missing after tropical storm “Mawar” brought heavy rains and rough waters to parts of the Philippines, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Monday.

Two siblings were carried off by an overflowing river in the western island of Palawan while a seven-year-old boy drowned in a river east of Manila, the office’s deputy director, Florentino Sison said.

Reports from the NDRRMC identified the fatalities as two-year-old Princess Abrera and her four-year-old brother Shawn, both of Sitio Kiwit, Barangay Sagrada in Busuanga town, Palawan. They were reportedly carried away by overflowing river in the area..... MORE

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