Rescuers prepare to dig through the earth to search for survivors after a massive landslide, set off by Typhoon Yutu. Photo: AP

‘The buildings got demolished and entombed’: Philippine rescuers work to free people trapped by landslide

  • Authorities said there could be up to 24 people still trapped in the landslide, which occurred as Typhoon Yutu pummelled the region
  • More than 100 workers, police, firefighters and volunteers were scrambling to find more survivors in the avalanche using shovels and their hands
Topic |   The Philippines

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Rescuers prepare to dig through the earth to search for survivors after a massive landslide, set off by Typhoon Yutu. Photo: AP
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