Landslides displace 900 in quake-hit Leyte town in Philippines
Landslides triggered by a magnitude 6.5 quake that struck this province on Thursday have displaced at least 900 people in the uphill village of Hiluktugan in Carigara town, local authorities said. Twenty-six people were injured as recorded by the hospitals in Carigara, including two infants from the villages of San Isidro and Irahan. The infants were hit by hollow blocks dislodged by the tremor, according to Carigara municipal disaster risk reduction officer Alejo Urmeneta.
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