Typhoon fatalities climb to 106, 25 missing in Vietnam

HANOI (Xinhua) – Typhoon Damrey has claimed 106 lives, left 25 people missing and injured 197 others in Vietnam’s central and central highlands regions, the country’s Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control said on Friday morning. Damrey also destroyed over 2,000 houses, damaged nearly 120,000 others, sank 1,231 cargo and fishing ships and boats, and killed more than 43,300 fowls and cattle. More details in Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin.