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Missionaries Safe After Quake in Philippines

by | Oct. 16, 2013

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All LDS Church missionaries serving in the Philippines are safe after a major earthquake rocked the country Tuesday, killing 144 people.

"All missionaries of the church serving in this region are safe and accounted for," according to a statement released by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

The magnitude-7.2 quake struck the central island of Bohol near Carmen on Tuesday morning, according to the Associated Press.

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