Nine killed as typhoon lashes South Korea

BUSAN, South Korea (AFP) – At least nine people were killed and several others missing after Typhoon Mitag lashed South Korea with heavy rain and strong winds, authorities said yesterday. The storm hit southern parts of the country on Wednesday night, prompting flood warnings and triggering landslides in affected areas. Nine people were killed across the country as of yesterday afternoon, the Ministry of Interior and Safety said, but the toll was expected to rise with several people missing. More details in Friday’s Borneo Bulletin