Amman, Death toll from Philippine earthquake rises to 11, with 24 people missing, mostly in rubble of a four-story building of a supermarket, according to the Associated Press (AP).
According to the AP, a powerful 6.1-magnitude earthquake shook the northern Philippines on Monday, disrupting air, land and rail links and damaging buildings and infrastructure.
“The worst of the damage was in the province of Pampanga, which was the site of most of the 11 fatalities,” disaster officials said, adding that dozens of others were injured by falling rubble, including in Manila.
Reports added that aid rescuers pulled two survivors from the collapsed building, where other trapped people could be heard screaming for help as rescuers struggled to save them.
Source: Jordan News Agency