Typhoon Fengshen kills 155 in Philippines - Red Cross

MANILA Sun Jun 22, 2008 2:09pm IST

People living in a coastal area try to move their belongings to higher ground as Typhoon Fengshen rolls over in Navotos, Manila June 22, 2008. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

People living in a coastal area try to move their belongings to higher ground as Typhoon Fengshen rolls over in Navotos, Manila June 22, 2008.

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MANILA (Reuters) - Typhoon Fengshen has killed 155 people in the Philippines in a torrent of flashfloods and landslides, the head of the Philippines Red Cross, Richard Gordon, told local radio on Sunday.

The death toll from the typhoon was earlier pegged at around 85. It could rise sharply after a ferry with more than 700 people on board capsized off an island in the central Philippines with few survivors found so far.

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