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No Chinese national dead in S. Philippine flashfloods

(Xinhua)

08:24, December 19, 2011

MANILA, Dec. 18 (Xinhua) -- No Chinese national has so far been found dead in the flashfloods triggered by tropical storm Washi ( local name Sendong), a Chinese embassy official said on Sunday.

When asked on possible casualties of Chinese nationals, an offical with the Cebu Consulate said they just contacted with relevant persons in disaster affected areas, and there is no report on the casualties of Chinese citizens. The Consulate still tried its best to get further information from other sources.

The Philippine Red Cross said Sunday that the death toll from the tropical storm Washi in the Philippines rose to 497, with 162 others still missing.

 
 
 
 
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