CAAP Director General William Hotchkiss,quoting reports from the agency’s personnel on the ground, said that thepresumed dead bodies were lying on the streets near the Tacloban cityairport with around 100 more injured.
He said the reports weregathered when the team composed of local CAAP members, Aviation Securitygroup and airport personnel started clearing the airport runway sinceearly morning of November 9.
There were no casualties at theairport, but communication was limited due to brownout, Hotchkiss wasquoted by news agencies as saying.
Airports in Iloilo ,Caticlan, Romblon, Dumaguete, Bacolod , Masbate , Legaspi andSurigao are now back to normal operations, while Tacloban and Busuangawere still closed due to severe damage brought by Haiyan, he added.Haiyan, one of the strongest typhoons on record, tore into thePhilippines on November 8. More than four million people were affectedacross the country’s 36 provinces-VNA
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