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Death toll from tropical storm Kompasu in Philippines climbs to 22, 16 missing

Manila, Oct 16 (UNI/Xinhua) The Philippine government said on Saturday that the death toll from the severe tropical storm Kompasu has climbed to 22, with another 16 people reportedly missing.
The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said the death toll could further rise to 39, adding it is verifying reports of 17 other deaths and one missing from landslides and flooding in the northern Philippine regions and Palawan, an island located off Luzon island.
The tropical storm, which quitted the Philippines on Tuesday, triggered flash floods and landslides.
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