Bohol quake death toll now 213-A A +A
Saturday, October 26, 2013
MANILA - The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) announced on Saturday that the death toll for the 7.2-magnitude earthquake last October 15 has now climbed to 213.
In its 7 a.m. update, the NDRRMC said the latest fatalities were from Bohol, which accounted for 199 of those killed by the quake.
At least 13 more fatalities were from Cebu while one was from Siquijor.
The number of injured also rose to 742, including 648 in Bohol, 89 in Cebu, three in Siquijor, and one each in Iloilo and Negros Oriental.
Eight are still missing in Bohol. (PNA/Sunnex)