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Thousands Homeless After Manila Predawn Fire

Thousands of families were left homeless on Tuesday after a large fire swept through a shanty community in downtown Manila, burning down houses made of light materials. Authorities said the fire broke out on Monday night and lasted for more than 12 hours as it quickly swept through the neighborhood. No casualties were reported. Some residents on Tuesday returned to their burnt homes and tried to salvage what was left of their belongings. “When I looked outside, I saw people...

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