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At least eight people have been killed after three earthquakes struck a province in the Philippines.

The earthquakes hit the province of Batanes, an archipelago in the north of the country, within a few hours on Saturday.

Footage showed people clearing boulder-size stone bricks to pull out one body from the rubble of a home.

Mayor Raul de Sagon said around 60 people were hurt and many people were in their homes when the earthquakes struck.
He said injured people were still being taken to hospitals and more doctors may be needed.

The Philippine seismology agency says the quakes measured 5.4 and 5.9 and a third quake with a magnitude 5.7 also struck late Saturday.

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