More than 100 people have died in one of the most destructive storms to lash the Philippines this year, with dozens more feared missing after villagers fled in the wrong direction and got buried in a mudslide. Almost two million others were swamped by floods in several provinces, officials said Monday.
At least 53 of 105 people who died — mostly in flash floods and landslides — were from Maguindanao province in a Muslim autonomous region, which was swamped by unusually heavy rains set off by Tropical Storm Nalgae.
The storm blew out into the South China Sea on Sunday, leaving a
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