October 30, 1995 in Nation/World

Storm Kills At Least 68 In The Philippines

Compiled From Wire Services
 

Tropical storm Zack whipped through the Philippines over the weekend, killing at least 68 people and leaving thousands homeless before heading into the South China Sea on Sunday.

With peak winds of 65 mph, the storm destroyed hundreds of houses and major roads, knocked out power lines in many areas, and sank a ship and several boats.

Zack struck hardest on the islands of Negros and Panay.


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