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A private guard stands near the damaged Basilica of the Holy Child following a 7.2 magnitude earthquake that toppled the bell tower of the Philippines' oldest church Tuesday, Oct. 15.

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Death toll in Philippines quake jumps to 93

CEBU, Philippines (AP) — The death toll from a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck the central Philippine island of Bohol on Tuesday rose to 93, as rescuers struggled to reach patients in a collapsed hospital. Centuries-old stone churches crumbled and wide areas were without power.

October 15, 2013 1:10 p.m. read more..


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