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Death toll from tropical storm in Philippines rises to 13, 9 missing

Death toll from tropical storm in Philippines rises to 13, 9 missing

Manila, Oct 13 (UNI/Xinhua) The death toll from the severe tropical storm Kompasu has risen to 13 and that nine people are missing, the Philippine government said Wednesday.
The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said that most victims died from landslides and flooding in the northern Philippine regions and Palawan, an archipelagic province located off Luzon island.
The tropical storm, which exited the Philippines on Tuesday, triggered flash floods and landslides. Nearly 2,000 people were evacuated to safety.

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