28 May '11, 8am

Philippine typhoon death toll rises to three: BAGUIO - THE death toll from Typhoon Songda in the Philippines ros...

BAGUIO - THE death toll from Typhoon Songda in the Philippines rose to three on Saturday as rescuers retrieved the body of a miner trapped in a flooded tunnel, officials said. A 24-hour rescue effort near the northern town of Tuba failed to save the miner, who was trapped when rainwater brought by the cyclone seeped into the the small gold mine, said a police chief. Two of his colleagues were pulled from the shaft alive on Friday, he told reporters. Two men also drowned in the Bicol region south-east of Manila, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said in its latest updated report. While it avoided the Philippine land mass, Songda brought widespread floods and several landslides across the country, forcing more than 313,000 people to temporarily flee their homes, it added. Songda was headed north for southern Japan on Saturday with peak winds of 140k...

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