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Heavy rains leave 9 dead, 62 missing By Mario J. Mallari 06/15/2012

Friday, June 15, 2012

Heavy rains leave 9 dead, 62 missing

By Mario J. Mallari 06/15/2012

The death toll from the prevailing shallow low-pressure area (LPA) affecting some parts of the country, particularly the Mindanao region, yesterday rose to nine persons while some 62 others were reported missing among the more than 3,000 families that have been affected by continuing heavy rains.

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) announced that the latest fatalities were 10-year-old Sweet Jhara Onad, who was buried by a landslide that struck their
house in Barangay Marilog, Davao City, and Juanito Tito, a passenger of the ill-fated M/V Josille II which capsized off the waters of Palawan..... MORE

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