Loon town in Bohol hardest hit by quake
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
INQUIRER.net, Radyo Inquirer 990AM
Wednesday, October 16th, 2013
MANILA, Philippines – With 20 people dead and a centuries-old church reduced to rubble, Loon town was the hardest-hit by a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that shook Bohol on Tuesday morning, Governor Edgar Chatto told Radyo Inquirer 990AM.
“In terms of casualties, Loon (was the most affected),” Chatto said of the biggest town, with a population of more than 40,000, under the 1stdistrict of Bohol.
“Our record now is 20 (fatalities) but because individuals are still being retrieved (the number) may rise to 30,” he added.