South Philippines earthquake: Rescuers race to find survivors

Residents on edge in southern island of Mindanao as strong aftershocks felt, rescue crews find two bodies.

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    Rescuers in the Philippines are still searching for survivors, following a powerful earthquake on the island of Mindanao.

    Many people are feared trapped beneath buildings that collapsed in Sunday's magnitude 6.9 quake. At least four people are confirmed dead.

    Several earthquakes have struck Mindanao since October.

     

    Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan reports from Padada in the southern Philippines.


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