Marcos commemorates ‘uncounted dead’ due to Yolanda, questions official death count

 

MANILA, Philippines — Nine years after the onslaught of Super Typhoon Yolanda, President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Tuesday commemorated the “uncounted dead” from the tragedy.

Marcos also said he believes there are more fatalities than the over 6,000 estimated deaths during the country’s deadliest typhoon in history.

“I come here because I must commemorate those uncounted dead that up to now we do not know how many that number is. We must come to these commemorations so that we will remember those who were told not to remember,” he said during his speech at the 9th year commemoration of Yolanda in Tacloban City.

“If you remember during the count of the casual…

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