274 Dead, Hundreds Missing in Philippine Typhoonإقرأ هذا الخبر بالعربية
At least 274 people have been killed and hundreds remain missing in the Philippines from the deadliest typhoon to hit the country this year, the civil defense chief said Wednesday.
A total of 253 people died in and around the gold-rush mountain towns of New Bataan and Monkayo after Typhoon Bopha Tuesday let loose landslides and flash floods there, Defense Undersecretary and civil defense chief Benito Ramos said.
He said 21 other people were killed in other parts of the southern island of Mindanao and the central islands.
There were also 279 people still missing amid, while 339 others were treated for injuries, he said.