One dead as strong quake hits central Philippine island: official

One dead as strong quake hits central Philippine island: officialA 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck the central Philippines Thursday, killing at least one person inside a collapsed building with more people feared trapped inside, a local official said. Rescuers were rushing to the town of Kananga where a three-storey commercial building collapsed as the tremor struck the central island of Leyte, town mayor Rowena Codilla told DZBB radio. “We were able to retrieve one dead and one wounded,” Codilla said.



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