People await evacuation at a dock in Marsh Harbour, Bahamas, on Saturday. Photo: AFP

Facing far higher Hurricane Dorian death toll, Bahamians scramble to escape worst-hit islands

  • Monster storm left at least 43 dead, with hundreds or even thousands still missing
  • Planes, helicopters and ships, both private and government, are converging on battered Abaco Islands to help with evacuations
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People await evacuation at a dock in Marsh Harbour, Bahamas, on Saturday. Photo: AFP
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An aerial view of Great Abaco Island on Thursday shows the damage done by Hurricane Dorian. Photo: AFP

Hurricane Dorian heads towards Canada after battering Bahamas and US coast

  • Storm expected to make landfall near Halifax, Nova Scotia, on Saturday, bringing hurricane winds and pounding waves
  • Death toll in Bahamas expected to rise dramatically as relief workers sift through wreckage in Dorian’s wake
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An aerial view of Great Abaco Island on Thursday shows the damage done by Hurricane Dorian. Photo: AFP
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