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‘Pablo’ leaves 1 soldier dead, 1 hurt in Compostela Valley

/ 05:43 PM December 04, 2012

MANILA, Philippines – One soldier was killed, and one was wounded in Compostela Valley as typhoon Pablo whipped up heavy rains and strong winds over the regions of Visayas and Mindanao.

A report from the Eastern Mindanao Command said the soldiers from the Army’s 66th Infantry Battalion were on standby at their patrol base in Andap village in New Bataan when washed away by floods.

Six soldiers were missing from the incident.


An estimated 20 civilians were also swept away by floods, and rescue efforts were underway, the military added. Frances Mangosing

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