MANILA—At least 22 people have died from a series of earthquakes that struck Mindanao since Oct. 16, disaster-mitigation officials said Saturday.
Cotabato officials said the provincial death toll is at 15, while South Cotabato and Maguindanao each reported 1 dead.
Meanwhile, the number of fatalities in Davao del Sur was at 5.
At least two powerful earthquakes hit the region after the 6.3-magnitude quake on Oct. 16 — a 6.6 tremor and a 6.5 one struck on Tuesday and Thursday, respectively.
As a result, multiple towns were placed under a state of calamity.
Davao del Sur officials said the earthquake left at least P1 billion worth of damage in their province.
—Report from Ron Gagalac, ABS-CBN News