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More than 90 die in Philippines floods

Last Updated: Monday, August 13, 2012 - 12:23

Bali: Over 90 people were killed and four went missing in the Philippines as a result of floods caused by heavy torrential rains that affected more than two million people, GMA News website reported on Monday.
Two days of torrential rains last week destroyed some 3,000 residential houses and 5,500 of other buildings as well as flooded 86 roads and three bridges.

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday expressed his condolences to the Philippines President Benigno Aquino III over the deadly floods, Kremlin`s press service said.

Last December, tropical storm Washi hit the southern Philippines leaving at least 1,200 people dead.


First Published: Monday, August 13, 2012 - 12:23

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