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25 Powerful Photos Of Earthquake Devastation In The Philippines

These range from jaw-dropping to heart-breaking. The Philippines was struck by a 6.7 magnitude earthquake on Monday, flattening villages and triggering landslides. At least 29 are dead and dozens more are missing.

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A vehicle transporting the body of an earthquake victim tries to pass through a destroyed road in La Libertad, Negros Oriental in central Philippines February 7, 2012. Local media reports say 29 were killed and 71 are still missing as a result of the 6.7 magnitude quake that severely hit Negros island on Monday.


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Relatives arrange the improvised bed of a patient, resting under a tree outside a hospital, after authorities decided to evacuate as powerful after shocks continued in Guihulngan.

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