Eight killed in quake and aftershocks in Philippines, 60 injured

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  • An initial quake of magnitude 5.4 that struck the Batanes islands was followed shortly by an aftershock of magnitude 5.9, according to Philippine government data. Another big aftershock struck a little later.
  • The national disaster agency said it was sending medical and rescue teams to the islands, about halfway between the main Philippine island of Luzon and Taiwan.

Source: Eight killed in quake and aftershocks in Philippines, 60 injured

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