Typhoon Hits South Philippines, 40 Dead Or Missing: Media

Philippines Typhoon

MANILA (Reuters) - The strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year pounded the southern island of Mindanao on Tuesday and about 40 people were dead or missing, media said, after the storm destroyed homes and brought down power and communication lines.

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