Sunday, 27 October 2013

Death toll for 7.2 magnitude Central Visayas earthquake now at 215

The death toll for the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that rocked Central Visayas last October 15 has now climbed to 215, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Sunday.

Two of the latest bodies recovered were from Bohol, bringing to 201 the number of fatalities from there.

Aside from the 201 from Bohol, 13 fatalities were from Cebu and one from Siquijor.

The NDRRMC said the number of injured remained at 742 and the number of missing at eight.

At least 2,867 aftershocks were recorded since October 15. Of these, 78 were felt.

Sunday 27 October 2013


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