Larijani condoles with Philippine counterparts over Typhoon Haiyan

Tehran, Nov 16, IRNA – Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani on Saturday condoled with Philippine speakers of House of Representatives and Senate on loss of life of people in recent Typhoon Haiyan.
In separate messages, Larijani voiced sympathy with the Philippine government and nation and the survivors of the incident which left

thousands dead and nearly 2 million people displaced.

The death toll could still climb higher, with an additional 1,000 cadaver bags sent to provinces, the disaster council announced as search-and-rescue operations continued in Tacloban City.

The number of injured stood at 12,487, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council reported. At least 1,179 were missing.

By IRNA

 

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