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Landslide Kills 12 in the Philippines, Dozens Feared Trapped

2018-09-20 16:14
MANILA—A landslide triggered by heavy rains killed at least 12 people on Sept. 19, in the central Philippines, as security forces and rescue workers raced to uncover dozens more feared trapped, in the latest of a series of deadly incidents in the past week. Twelve people were pulled out alive after boulders and earth loosened by rain engulfed a cluster of homes near a limestone quarry on the fringes of Naga City on the island of Cebu, where the tally of those missing stood at about 50.