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Four dead after strong quake shakes southern Philippines

SURIGAO CITY: Rescuers dug through rubble Saturday to find survivors after a powerful earthquake struck the southern Philippines, killing at least four people and sending thousands fleeing for safety. Residents of the southern town of Surigao in Mindanao island spent the night huddled in fear as aftershocks rocked the city following the 6.5-magnitude quake which struck late Friday when many people were already in bed. Provincial governor Sol Matugas told DZMM radio on Saturday that at least four people had died…