Death toll in Abra quake rises to 4, with 60 injured

July 27, 2022 - 3:45 PM
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A 7.0-magnitude earthquake caused damage to many households and establishments in Abra on July 27, 2022. (PIA Abra)

 A strong earthquake in northern Philippines has killed four people and injured 60, the interior minister said on Wednesday.

Two people died in Benguet province, one in Abra province, and one more in another province, Interior Secretary Benjamin Abalos told a televised news conference.

—Reporting by Neil Jerome Morales; Editing by Martin Petty