Axar.az
UP
12 December 2018


Michael death toll rises to 17, one body found

Home page Incident
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

Searchers on Friday found the first body in the rubble of the Florida coastal town of Mexico Beach, which was nearly obliterated by Hurricane Michael, as the toll from the historic storm rose to at least 17 and was expected to rise.

Axar.az reports citing Press.

Rescue teams, hampered by power and phone outages, used cadaver dogs, drones and heavy equipment to search for hundreds of people unaccounted for in devastated communities across the Florida Panhandle.

"I've watched on television, thinking of what others have experienced, like in the Carolinas and Texas," Mexico Beach Mayor Al Cathey told reporters referring to hurricanes this year and last. "But it's different when you walk down and see this, and your emotions run away. This is just a small unique coastal community."

No other information was available about the deceased man found in Mexico Beach, said Joseph Zahralban, Miami's fire chief and the task force leader of a search and rescue unit. He said it was unclear if the man was living alone or with a family.

Three deaths were reported in Marianna, in Jackson County, Florida, Sheriff Lou Roberts told a news conference on Friday afternoon.

The dead include at least eight people in Florida, five in Virginia, three in North Carolina and one in Georgia.

Date
2018.10.13 / 12:55
Author
Axar.az
Comments
See also

Two dead, dozens injured

Airbus staff error led to fatal Mali copter crash

Migrants attack policemen

Earthquake hits Aghjabadi

Morocco arrests ISIS cell

Attack on Afghan intelligence service team kills four

Five missing US marines in the plane crash off Japan

China slams treatment of Huawei executive held in Canada

Azerbaijan issues permit for extradition

5.1-magnitude quake hits Taiwan

Latest
 
Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla
ArxivBağla