Typhoon May Have Washed Away 'Entire Families'

Philippines death toll rises to 350 with 400 still missing

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Dec 6, 2012 7:30 AM CST

(Newser) – A powerful typhoon that washed away emergency shelters, a military camp, and possibly entire families in the southern Philippines has killed almost 350 people with nearly 400 missing, authorities said today. More bodies were retrieved from hardest-hit Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental provinces and six...   Read full story »


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