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394 injured, 2 missing after 6.6-magnitude Mindanao quake — NDRRMC

By: - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ
/ 10:24 AM October 30, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Almost 400 people were injured while two were reported missing after a magnitude 6.6 earthquake jolted central Mindanao Tuesday morning.

Data from the National Disaster Risk and Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC) released Wednesday showed 394 persons were wounded while two others have gone missing.

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NDRRMC also identified the five fatalities it earlier reported as Nestor Narciso, 66; Angel Andy, 22; Rene Boy Andy, 7; Marichelle Moria, 23; and Jesriel Pabra, 15.

The two missing people reportedly figured in the landslide incident in Upper Bala, Magsaysay in Davao del Sur.

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Meanwhile, NDRRMC reported a total of 133 infrastructures in Regions X, X, XI, XII, and BARMM were damaged due to the temblor.

This includes 94 schools, 20 private or commercial establishments, 11 health facilities, 7 public structures and one place of worship.

The earthquake struck 26 kilometers northeast of Tulunan, Cotabato, Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

Tuesday morning’s temblor came about two weeks after the same town was hit with a magnitude 6.3 quake. /je

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Inquirer calls for support for the victims of earthquakes in Mindanao

Responding to appeals for help, the Inquirer is extending its relief to the families affected by the recent earthquakes in Mindanao.

Cash donations may be deposited in the Inquirer Foundation Corp. Banco De Oro (BDO) Current Account No: 007960018860.

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