After disaster, a mass grave in New Bataan
MANILA, Philippines – Officials of New Bataan in Compostela Valley are set to open a mass grave for the bodies of victims of Typhoon Pablo (international codename Bopha).
A report by ABS-CBN correspondent Ron Gagalac said more bodies have been found near a church and evacuation center in the town.
He said officials are set to identify the site for a mass grave after some residents complained of the stench produced by the rotting bodies.
Officials said a humanitarian crisis is gripping areas devastated by Typhoon Pablo as residents scrambled for food.
ANC, December 10, 2012