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Typhoon death toll surges to 89 in central Vietnam

China Daily | Updated: 2017-11-09 07:42

HANOI - Typhoon Damrey has killed 89 local people and left 18 others missing in Vietnam's central and central highlands regions, the country's Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control said on Wednesday.

Damrey also injured 174 people, destroyed over 2,000 houses, damaged more than 110,000 others, sank about 1,200 cargo and fishing ships and boats and killed nearly 10,000 birds and cattle.

Typhoon death toll surges to 89 in central Vietnam

Of the fatalities, 37 were from central Khanh Hoa province, 15 in central Binh Dinh province, 15 in central Quang Nam province, nine in central Thua Thien Hue province, seven in central Quang Ngai province, three in central highlands Lam Dong province, three in central Phu Yen, and one in Phu Yen, Kon Tum and Dak Lak provinces each.

Typhoon death toll surges to 89 in central Vietnam

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