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Philippines estimates at least 10,000 died from super typhoon

SAMAA | - Posted: Nov 10, 2013 | Last Updated: 6 years ago
SAMAA |
Posted: Nov 10, 2013 | Last Updated: 6 years ago
Philippines estimates at least 10,000 died from super typhoon

TACLOBAN: At least 10,000 people died in the central Philippine province of Leyte after Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms ever to make landfall, lashed the province, swallowing coastal towns, a senior police official said on Sunday.About 70 to 80 percent of the area in the path of Haiyan in Leyte province was destroyed, said Chief Superintendent Elmer Soria.”We had a meeting last night with the governor and the other officials. The governor said based on their estimate, 10,000 died,” Soria told Reuters. –REUTERS

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