10,000 Feared Dead As Deadly Typhoon Haiyan Hits Philippine – Photos Of The Wreckage

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This is so sad!

As many as 10,000 people are feared dead in one city alone after Super Typhoon Haiyan — one of the most powerful storms ever recorded — slammed into the central islands of the Philippines, officials said.

Regional police chief Elmer Soria said he was briefed by Leyte provincial Gov. Dominic Petilla late Saturday and told there were about 10,000 deaths on the island, mostly by drowning and from collapsed buildings. The governor’s figure was based on reports from village officials in areas where Typhoon Haiyan slammed Friday.

Tacloban city administrator Tecson Lim said that the death toll in the city “could go up to 10,000.” A mass burial was planned Sunday in Palo town near Tacloban.

If the typhoon death toll is confirmed, it would be the deadliest natural catastrophe on record in the Philippines.

Please pray for them! May God be with them!

See more photos of the wreckage below:

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Mother weeps over dead son

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