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12:37 AM, October 18, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:40 AM, October 18, 2019

Five people killed in Philippine quake

Five people were killed and dozens were injured after a powerful earthquake hit the southern Philippines, authorities said yesterday. The 6.4-magnitude quake struck the Mindanao region on Wednesday night, reducing dozens of houses to rubble on the southern third of the Philippines. Yesterday afternoon, authorities said five people were killed and 53 injured, mainly in a cluster of small farming towns. The disaster council’s spokesman Mark Timbal told local television it had not received any reports of missing people from any of the quake-hit areas.

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