Dozens killed as 7.2 earthquake hits Philippine tourist islands

Posted on October 15, 2013 • Filed under: Asia, Expatriate Warning, Natural Disaster, Philippines, Tourist Warning

As reported by, at least 20 people have been killed after a powerful earthquake hit the central Philippines. The US Geological Survey said the 7.2 magnitude quake occurred underneath the island of Bohol, in a region popular with tourists. People were killed as buildings and markets collapsed in Bohol and nearby Cebu province. Several buildings and churches were damaged by the quake, the BBC reported. Read Article

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