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Death toll in truck crash in central Philippines rises to 15

Death toll in truck crash in central Philippines rises to 15

Manila, Feb 22 (UNI) The death toll from the truck crash in the central Philippines on Wednesday rose to 15 as one of the critically injured died in a hospital, police said on Thursday.
Police said two other injured people are recuperating at a local hospital.
The truck was traveling along a highway in Mabinay town in Negros Oriental province on Wednesday afternoon, when the driver lost control of the vehicle, causing it to overturn and roll into a ravine.
The upside-down truck pinned some of the passengers under the vehicle while some were thrown out, police said.
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