Rus News Journal

Eleven persons were lost, hundreds are wounded as a result of earthquake on Philippines

the Philippine life-saving services inform on  destruction not less than 11 persons as a result of the strongest over the last 10 years earthquakes in the country, an event on Wednesday early in the morning. Within the next 7 hours there were 10 more tremors that has called a panic among millions Filipinos.

as the correspondent " passes; News " tens the houses, two churches, school and hospital are destroyed. The authorities do not exclude that the number of victims can increase in process of receipt of the information from the remote settlements and villages.

the president of Philippines Gloria Arrojo has presented condolences to families of victims and has declared that measures on restoration of supply of electricity and liquidation of consequences of act of nature are undertaken.

the army management informed on several earthen landslips in southern areas of Philippines.