MANILA, Philippines – The number of people killed by Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) so far climbed to 65 on Monday, September 17, with 54 of the fatalities coming from the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR).
Below is the breakdown of the Philippine National Police (PNP):
The PNP said 43 individuals remain missing while 64 were wounded. Of the 43 people missing, 42 are in CAR. which was badly hit by landslides.
Meanwhile, local officials placed devasted areas under a state of calamity after the typhoon affected more than 250,000 people in 7 regions. – with reports from Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler.com