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Deadly landslide buries Philippine mining community

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by Mindy Belz
Posted 9/17/18, 02:37 pm

PHILIPPINES: A landslide triggered by Typhoon Mangkhut buried a gold-mining community in a river of debris, with 40 bodies discovered Monday in Itogon. The super typhoon slammed into the northern Philippine province of Luzon on Saturday, killing at least 69 with numbers expected to rise.

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Rescuers dig for typhoon survivors in the Philippines

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 9/17/18, 08:30 am

Rescue workers in the Philippines searched for survivors Monday after powerful Typhoon Mangkhut battered the northern Philippines and China over the weekend, killing at least 69 people. The typhoon weakened to a tropical storm on Monday as it moved farther into southern China. The Philippine national police confirmed that 65 people died in the storm, with 43 others missing. Chinese officials said at least four people died in Guangdong province.

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Deadly typhoon hits Philippines, heads for Hong Kong and China

by Mickey McLean
Posted 9/15/18, 07:00 pm

Typhoon Mangkhut struck the northern Philippines with high winds and heavy rain Saturday, causing landslides, destroying homes, and leaving at least 12 people dead. The strongest storm of the year to hit the island nation landed on the northeastern tip of Luzon before dawn and now heads toward Hong Kong and southern China.

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