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Typhoon Kills Five, Leaves Millions Without Power in Philippines

Residents evacuate from their submerged homes following Super Typhoon Noru in San Ildefonso.

Residents evacuate from their submerged homes following Super Typhoon Noru in San Ildefonso.

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Typhoon Noru battered the Philippines’ main Luzon island, killing five rescuers and leaving millions of people without electricity.

The fatalities were recovered from a flooded area in Bulacan province north of Manila, according to a local police report. The entire provinces of Nueva Ecija and Aurora also north of the capital -- where some 2.5 million reside -- remain without power supply, Energy Secretary Raphael Lotilla said separately at a televised briefing Monday.