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51 injured as quake rocks Philippines

Published : Sunday, 14 July, 2019 at 12:00 AM  Count : 183

MANILA, July 13: Fifty-one people were injured and several homes, churches and other buildings damaged on Saturday when an earthquake sent terrified residents of the southern Philippines fleeing their homes before dawn, police said.
The 5.8-magnitude shallow quake struck the northeast coast of Mindanao island at 4:42 am (2042 GMT Friday), with the Philippine seismology office recording seven less intense aftershocks.
The country's most recent deadly quake occurred in April when at least 11 people were   killed.    -AFP




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