ISLAMABAD, Pakistan

Death toll from a powerful typhoon that struck parts of the Philippines last week on Christmas has risen to 47, according to official media on Monday.

The number of injured has also climbed to 143 while nine others are reportedly missing in the wake of the storm’s landfall, the state-run Philippines News Agency reported.

The deaths were reported from four regions in the central Philippines and southern Mindanao Island’s northeastern tip.

Typhoon Phanfone, locally known as Ursula, hit the Eastern Samar province on Dec. 24, caused huge destruction across the central Philippines and parts of Mindanao.

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