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Philippine landslides: Death toll mounts to 95

By Team Pardaphash 
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According to the information given by the authorities, death toll in landslides that struck the Philippines after super typhoon Mangkhut has climbed to 95.

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As of Sunday night, officials said a total of 49 bodies have been pulled out the mining town of Itogon’s rubble in the north, Xinhau news agency reported. The rescue workers had also pulled out another 46 bodies from the landslide site at the foot of a quarrying site in Naga City.

In Itogon, a disaster official said at least 19 others were still missing after mud and boulders crashed on a bunkhouse where miners and their families sought refuge as Mangkhut hit Luzon Island on September 15. Rescuers were trying to locate 40 others still missing in the Naga City landslide that buried some 30 houses.

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