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2006-02-20 08:02:02

By Bobby Ranoco and Pedro Uchi GUINSAUGON, Philippines (Reuters) - Hopes were raised and then dashed on Monday that 50 survivors had been pulled from a Philippine school three days after they had been buried in a landslide that has obliterated their village.

2006-02-20 06:37:08

MANILA (Reuters) - Rescuers pulled 50 survivors from a school in the central Philippines on Monday, three days after their village was buried in a mudslide, an interior ministry official said on television. U.S.

2006-02-20 06:12:40

MANILA (Reuters) - Rescuers rushed back on Monday to a central Philippines school buried by a landslide after searchers heared knocking from beneath the mud, Major General Bonifacio Ramos, a local army commander, told television.

2006-02-19 19:29:00

By Bobby Ranoco and Pedro Uchi GUINSAUGON, Philippines (Reuters) - Hunting for bodies and burying the dead resumes in the central Philippines on Monday, with rescuers holding out little hope for survivors in a village of 1,800 entombed by a collapsed mountainside.

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2006-02-19 21:20:00

Hunting for bodies and burying the dead resumed in the central Philippines on Monday, with rescuers holding out little hope for survivors in a village of 1,800 entombed by a collapsed mountainside.

2006-02-19 06:16:54

By Bobby Ranoco and Pedro Uchi GUINSAUGON, Philippines (Reuters) - Philippine villagers began to bury their dead in a mass grave on Sunday as rescuers pulled only corpses from an entombed community of 1,800 crushed under metres of mud by a landslide.

2006-02-18 21:43:47

By Bobby Ranoco GUINSAUGON, Philippines (Reuters) - Rescue workers launched a last-ditch search on Sunday for schoolchildren trapped in mud following a landslide in the central Philippines that officials fear has wiped out a village of 1,800 people.

2006-02-18 03:08:15

By Bobby Ranoco GUINSAUGON, Philippines (Reuters) - Hopes faded on Saturday for a village of 1,800 people in the central Philippines engulfed by a torrent of mud and rock when a rain-soaked mountain collapsed on homes and a crowded school.

2006-02-17 21:50:23

By Bobby Ranoco TACLOBAN, Philippines (Reuters) - Rescuers in the Philippines resumed digging at dawn on Saturday, hoping to find survivors among hundreds feared killed when a rain-soaked mountainside collapsed and buried homes and a crowded school.

2006-02-17 12:43:17

By Dolly Aglay MANILA (Reuters) - Hundreds of people were feared dead in the central Philippines after mudslides triggered by heavy rains buried houses and an elementary school packed with children on Friday, officials and witnesses said.


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